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Published on November 29th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Urban Treehouse

November 29th, 2012 by  

I’m not going to lie, I was a huge fan of the movie Swiss Family Robinson as a kid, and certainly dreamt about living in such a place as they lived. When I went to Disney World, I think I was most excited by the Swiss Family Robinson home. The house below certainly isn’t the same, but the fact that it was inspired by the Swiss Robinson Treehouse and is super cool and efficient has me smiling. Check it out:

The Urban Treehouse (via Green Living Ideas)

Nine years ago Daniel LiCalzi, Product Designer and Co-founder of sustainable design studio Design Since, wanted an apartment near his university. He answered an ad for a 271-sq-ft Brooklyn apartment with an eat-in breakfast nook. The term “nook” turned out to be an exaggeration. The apartment…



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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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