Like the Swiss Army Knife of tiny homes, the Ecocapsule packs everything you need into one very efficient, compact design. Replete with rather luxurious amenities, including a double bed, kitchenette, storage space, and bathroom with a shower and a toilet that collects bio waste, the Ecocapsule can used as a tiny home just for you, a pop-up hotel, a humanitarian refuge, or even an electric car charging station. Its 9744Wh battery is powered by a 750W silent wind turbine and 600W solar outputs that enable it to operate completely off-grid. A dual-power system offers an additional source of electricity during periods without sufficient sunlight or wind. The structure’s rounded shape also helps to easily collect rain water, which is then purified with a built-in filtration system.
Nice Architects plans to announce pricing for the Ecocapsule egg home at the end of 2015 – just in time for pre-orders. They’ve focused on reducing the size and weight of the pod so that it can be easily transported – approximate shipping costs range from 1500 Euros from Slovakia to Melbourne, to 2200 Euros from Slovakia to New York. Nice Architects plans to launch one version of the
Ecocapsule initially, and they plan to offer additional customizations after the first units are sold.
3 responses to “World’s first off-grid Ecocapsule home to hit the market this year, shipping in 2016”
Love it amazing, would not fit the family in. But a nice retreat could work, I want one 🙂
What a cool Stay-Ok!
I live off grid in a decent size home and this ecocapsule’s promo doesn’t explain how it is heated, if the range in the kitchenette is electric or propane, what type of batteries it has and should they should be maintained. The most important feature still left out of the equation is the overall price tag. Will it be more expensive than a 5th wheel, that could have the same size solar system installed? I have been waiting for ecocapsule to reveal to the public the cost. It’s great to get people to think sustainably, but will the price be very disappointing.
Living the sustainable dream.