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EcoCapsules: the mobile way to travel

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EcoCapsules: the mobile way to travel

Ever dreamed of travelling anywhere in the world, without having to worry about a place to stay? Enter the EcoCapsule, a low-energy house in a pod-like shape, which combines energy efficiency and the ability to park itself anywhere in the world with the creature comforts of a hotel room.

The EcoCapsule has 2.6m2 of high-efficiency solar cells and a retractable pole holding a 750W wind turbine attached to the body, which provides energy and electricity enough to support two adults for almost a whole year. A dual power system and a high-capacity battery ensures there won't be instances where power runs out when there is insufficient wind or sun. 

Despite it being shaped like a pod, the layout inside is spacious and has a built-in kitchenette with running water, a toilet and hot shower, plus storage space for your belongings. Its spherical shape is optimised for the collection of rainwater and dew and there are built-in water filters where water collected from a water source can be filtered.

The interior of the EcoCapsule

And it's the ultimate take-along 'tent' too, since it fits into a standard shipping container and no special preparations and precautions are necessary to transport the EcoCapsule. So get ready to start camping in any part of the world you desire.

Sherelyn Goh

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