A white dome tent in Ketelhuisplein looks nothing like a conventional hotel building from the outside. Inside, however, one finds a cosy room of a small elegant hotel – a very sustainable hotel, though. Sustainability is the key aspect of the modular portable hotel room by Happy.Green. The design runs completely on the solar energy, it is built from easily recyclable materials with low carbon footprint, and it can be carried around on a bicycle trailer or a boat.

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Author profile picture Olga Koltsova is a writer. She is fascinated by the innovative power of Eindhoven, the revolutionary technologies and the unique multicultural society.