IKEA teams up with NASA to design out-of-this-world space saving furniture

IKEA is teaming up with NASA for the coolest collaboration this side of the moon. The Swedish furniture giant wants to figure out how to make a Mars habitat feel like a real home, so they spent a few days at the MDRS Habitat in Utah. Their goal is to look for ways to tackle the problems of urban living (cramped spaces – check, unbreathable air – check) to find solutions to make life better here on Earth… or Mars.

Astronauts train at the MDRS Habitat in Mars-like…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/ikea-teams-up-with-nasa-for-out-of-this-world-space-saving-furniture
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