Escapods rugged Topo trailer lets you live off-grid in any environment

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Taking your adventure off-road—and even off-grid—is now easier than ever thanks to the teardrop trailer makers at Escapod, a Utah-based company that recently launched their off-road-specific Topo series. Clocking in at 1,200 pounds at dry weight, each Topo is crafted—like its predecessor the Dreamscape—from the ground up in Warship, Utah and features a minimalist and stylish weatherproof build with a hand-welded, powder-coated steel tube frame and lightweight aluminum cladding. Keep reading… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Uber just gave the world a first look at its air taxi prototype

Uber’s latest “flying car” air taxi model is being revealed at its annual Elevate conference in Los Angeles on May 8th, 2018. The company hopes to use this latest model, which will fly at an altitude of 1000 to 2000 feet, to launch its air taxi service by 2023. The air taxi’s design, which is more similar to a drone than a helicopter, reflects its intended mission of being able to land and take off quickly and smoothly as it moves from landing pad to landing pad, ferrying passengers around dense… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building