ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living
 

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

an ex-rolls royce engineer has designed a £21,000 ‘living pod‘ called the conker that can be installed in the garden. the ‘conker’ comprises a 3.9 metre-diameter spherical structure intended as a living space with a bed, kitchenette and lavatory. 

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

images courtesy of conker

 

 

they are the creation of jag virdie who, with his startup conker living, hopes to offer an affordable and eco-friendly solution to pricey housing. they are made from aluminium and recycled plastic. 

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

 

 

designed for durability and also eco-friendly, the structure is adaptable to various terrain, not interrupting the ground with just four legs. the structure can harvest rainwater as it flows down the sphere, which can be filtered and reused. in winter time, its heat reclamation system confines warmth within the pod, lowering electricity consumption.

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

 

 

because of its shape there is no necessary maintenance on the outside and the shell can be updated anytime by requesting new panels. each one can be individually styled to suit its environment and can be adapted so that it blends into its environment.

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

ex-rolls royce engineer designs conker pods for an alternative way of living

  • naive

    lemi
  • Deeeeem ! This is NICE !

    Cedric
  • Is this the future of affordable living in the VR real estate market? Get out of bed and actually build something, son.

    Dad
  • Title should be Ex-Rolls Royce engineer discovers Rhino and renders some balls in random places. Where’s the floor plan?

    Dude

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