Russian firm BIO-architects recently unveiled their latest modern modular cabin—and this one floats on water. Prefabricated offsite, the DD16 house was dropped on a lake near Moscow and is lightweight and durable enough to float and withstand harsh winter extremes. Designed for remote locations, the off-grid cabin uses solar energy for electricity, draws fresh water from the lake, and uses a composting toilet for waste.
The 16-square-meter DD16 cabin is…
from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/compact-floating-cabin-pops-up-on-water-in-extreme-remote-locations