BMW confirms the i4 electric sedan will arrive by 2025

.

Ever since the i3 and i8 were released in 2014, we’ve been wondering what BMW’s next model would be for its electric i sub-brand. BMW has now confirmed that it will introduce a new electric sedan called the i4 by 2025, which will be one of 25 new electrified vehicles that it plans to launch by 2025.

Even though 2025 isn’t very close, we’ve already seen a preview of the BMW i4. BMW has confirmed that the i4 will take inspiration from the i Vision Dynamics concept that debuted last year…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Solar-powered seaside cabin blends prefab design with traditional building techniques

This small solar-powered hideaway in British Columbia mirrors the natural incline of the cliff on which it sits. Architecture studio Battersby Howat worked together with Hinterland Design who assembled a small team of craftsmen to build the Valdes Island Shack as a cozy retreat that combines prefab design and traditional building techniques.

The 386-square-foot cabin sits on a bluff overlooking the Salish Sea and features solar power and a rainwater filtration system. A team of Hinterland Design… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building