Sunday, July 26, 2009

Dubai On The Rocks

A few days ago, Inhabitat posted about this totally gorgeous sustainable ice lodge planned for Dubai's shores. Yes: ice lodge -- in Dubai. "A growing trend in Dubai architecture seems to be the creation of not only the utmost in luxury, but of the impossible, improbable," notes Inhabitat. And that's exactly Blue Crystal's German design duo Frank and Sven Sauer's claim: to harness the world’s natural energy sources by using solar cells embedded in the icy facade to employ an "energy recycling system." Details/images here.
images via Inhabitat

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