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Renzo Piano Unveils Micro Home — Design News 06.14.13

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by Tara Bellucci last modified Jun 14, 2013

Architect Renzo Piano unveiled Diogene, a tiny cabin built on the Vitra campus in Germany. The 42 square-foot micro home is named after the Greek goddess who rejected luxury and lived in a barrel. The small residence includes green features like solar panels, a rainwater collection system, and a biological toilet. In other news, Isaac Mizrahi designs rugs for Safavieh, and architects take on the challenge of flood defense. See the headlines after the jump. More        






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