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Josie Christensen
Josie Christensen • 1 year ago

A solar-powered egg-shaped urban home by Dai Haifei -a 24-year-old architect from Beijing China. His off-the-grid, urban-nomadic home relies on solar power for energy. (I want one)

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    If by favourite, you mean the one I long to own, then yes.

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