Loose ends, 1/2/14

Up up and away! Flight without roads or fuel?

image: solarship inc

image: solarship inc

More on this and other stories in today’s Loose ends post.

Solarship inc. are developing these great looking half-balloon half-solar aircraft, with early models in testing and later designs potentially carrying up to thirty tonnes of freight. I’ll take two please.

Ten solutions to the housing crisis – a gallery from the Guardian with a good and accessible intro to ten really effective concepts.

Flat-pack futures: insufficiently weird views of the future? – not about IKEA, for starters, but perhaps more about the ‘IKEA-isation’ of our dreams for the future.

And finally, not your average cabin in the woods! A nice project with a pretty weird video!

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