“I’m going to stop making fun of crunchy, Birkenstock-wearing hippies driving their holier-than-thou Priuses and figure out how to retro-fit my bro’s 1984 VW vanagon for biofuel so I can drive cross country guilt-free.” - Ashley Ahearn


While most off grid living happening on land, the 'Waterpod' is a useful and self-sufficient green project--a mobile art studio, aquatic living space, classroom, and science lab, all while being to move on the water.

Portable Water Purifier

Eco-friendly, the SteriPEN Freedom’s integrated battery recharges via a micro USB amongst other places and provides 16 oz. of water treatments in 48 seconds, it destroys over 99.9% of bacteria, viruses and protozoa.

Salt Water Still Converter

The sun heats the water into steam, which removes the salt through an expansion nozzle to condense fresh water in the lower basin. Prototype designed by Gabriele Diamanti, finalist at the 2011 Prix Emile Hermes competition.

The 2050 Home

Everything will be retrofitted? Image source A drive for extensive resource efficiency could see water harvested and recycled within each home. Integrated solar panels and microgen combined with ultra-thin insulation films will allow some houses to come off the grid. Food will be grown in gardens, roofs and balconies, ...

March 4th 2015
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Tentsile Hammock

Tentsile is a hammock and a tent that can be suspended as a shelter or on the ground.
August 9th 2014
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Off Grid Urban Seattle Farm

Mithun created for the Living Building Challenge, this energy and water self-sufficient, 31,000-sq-ft rooftop rainwater collecting, gray water recycling, 34,000-sq-ft solar panel, food growing,  318 apartments housing, building.
March 16th 2014
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Construction of a 1500 sf. home in 6 days.
January 30th 2014
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Kahuna Camping Kayak

Human powered kayak, ready for camping or pedaling.
January 26th 2014
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Ice Lab : Antarctica

Off grid is the way to live in Antarctica. Polar research at it's finest.


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