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A Romanian is building spherical houses that are completely modular.
The house’s windows can be moved from one wall to another depending on the position of the sun or the view one wants to have.
The house can be moved easily since it takes only a short time to dismantle it into its component parts.
The modular green housing system is based on a geodesic dome for which the inventor is waiting for a patent.
The inventor, Florin Dobrescu, a doctor from Bucharest, says he sees life as formed of cells and has thus decided to design and build crystal-like houses.
Dobrescu has built such a house at Rucar and has several orders for others and for a hotel made of modules.
A 48-square-metre house with a 30-square-metre terrace costs 27,000 Euros, plus VAT of 19 per cent.
A house made of several interchangeable modules with an area of of 265 square metres and with a 100-square-metre terrace costs 143,000 Euros, plus VAT of 19 per cent.
According to the inventor, modules can be added or removed at will from his houses.
Dobrescu’s house was on display at a World Wildlife Fund exhibition at the European Parliament in Strasbourg earlier this year.
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