Lengthy gone are the occasions when construction was almost aesthetics and efficiency alone. A planet-nice revolution in design over the past 20 years has seen sustainability take its rightful place subsequent to sort and ergonomics. Sustainable construction and eco-nice homes have gotten additional widespread with each passing day, and the Photo voltaic Decathlon events yearly give us a fast glimpse into the thrilling world of tomorrow. Final yr we showcased the simplest of the Photo voltaic Decathlon 2013 inside the US, and this yr we head over to Europe to offer the best safety of the 2014 event.
We start our preview of the event this yr by wanting on the smart and space-acutely conscious decor that CLEI has created for two teams which could be set to take part inside the event. Working intently with every College di Roma Tre from Italy and the Mexican group from UNAM, CLEI has launched its expertise inside the space of versatile and multi-helpful decor to type the eco-homes of every teams. Whereas the Italian boys ship RhOME, a 60-sq.-meter home that captures the flavour of Rome, to the event, the UNAM comes with CASA, which examines the challenges of inexperienced dwelling in a crowded metropolis setting.
Stealing the current inside RhOME is the Ulisse Eating System that mixes a wise consuming desk with a Murphy double mattress that disappears into the wall when not used. The consuming desk itself slides down routinely as you pull out the mattress, ensuring that it is a should to do invaluable couple of minutes switching between the two. If it is the consuming space-mattress room combo that RhOME adopts, then it is the Penelope Couch and Poppi 100 twenty that the Mexican CASA turns to. Penelope is a Murphy mattress-over-sofa system that turns the dwelling area proper right into a mattress room with ease, whereas Poppi 100 twenty blends the home workstation with a cushty mattress.
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Clei performs an instrumental place in shaping smart, inexperienced homes and ensures that aesthetics aren’t sacrificed for effectivity. A great means definitely to kick off our preview of the Photo voltaic Decathlon Europe 2014!