Sleep beneath the Milky Way in these amazing Bubble Domes in Ireland

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Want to wake up in the great Irish outdoors without compromising comfort? These luxurious Bubble Domes at Finn Lough promise a cozy night beneath the stars with luxurious touches to boot. Located on a 45-acre peninsula in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, these transparent domes offer 180-degree views of the forest as well as bespoke, Scandinavian-inspired interiors.

Designed and built by Dome Experience, the Bubble Domes at Finn Lough are one of four accommodation types offered by the… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Sleep beneath the Milky Way in Bubble Domes in Ireland

Want to wake up in the great Irish outdoors without compromising comfort? These luxurious Bubble Domes at Finn Lough promise a cozy night beneath the stars with luxurious touches to boot. Located on a 45-acre peninsula in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, these transparent domes offer 180-degree views of the forest as well as bespoke, Scandinavian-inspired interiors.

Designed and built by Dome Experience, the Bubble Domes at Finn Lough are one of four accommodation types offered by the… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Buckwheat pillows offer a good night’s sleep without hurting the environment

The benefits of switching from an off-gassing synthetic pillow to buckwheat are well-documented by now: The crunchy hulls of this pseudo-cereal are densely packed into a surprisingly heavy pillow that conforms to each new owner’s specific contours, providing the kind of sleep dreams are made of. There’s no guarantee that mites won’t get to them, and certain people susceptible to allergies should proceed with care, but generally, buckwheat pillows last longer than their conventional cousins—especially… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Simba Snoozeliner night bus will let passengers sleep on their way home

We doze off on public transportation 27 times a year, according to James Cox, CEO of United Kingdom-based sleep brand Simba. So the company came up with an idea: the Simba Snoozeliner, a bus with 14 sleep pods outfitted with Simba mattresses, noise-canceling headphones, and liver-cleansing Milk Thistle. A steward will even be on hand to wake people up at their stop.

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Sleep like an angel in this renovated 18th-century church in Tuscany

Travelling through Tuscany can be a life-changing experience, especially if you stay in this 18-th century church turned into a luxury hotel suite. As part of the conversion project, architecture firm O2 Studio redesigned the church by preserving and restoring original frescos and the central altar, and introducing luxury furniture and fixtures to give it a modern feel.

The former church is located on the premises of the new Villa Marta hotel, near the city of Lucca in Tuscany. For years the structure… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

New Traveler XL Limited tiny house can comfortably sleep up to 10 people at once

This house on wheels combines mobility with comfort and features a surprisingly spacious interior that can fit up to 10 people. The tiny house firm Escape Traveler unveiled an updated version of their Traveler design which comes with two bedrooms and offers the possibility to go completely off the grid with solar panels, battery storage and composting toilets.

The Traveler XL Limited features the modern, clean design of the original, but offers much more space and a wide array of functions and… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Sleep hundreds of feet in the air in this renovated air traffic control tower

A disused fight control tower in Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport was transformed into a unique luxury apartment that offers panoramic views of planes taking off and landing. Travelers can now enter a competition organized by HomeAway to win an overnight stay in this stylish space decorated by Swedish artist and designer Cilla Ramnek.

Arlanda teamed up with vacation rental company HomeAway and Swedavia to give the old tower a complete makeover and transform it into a unique living space for… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This playful Airbnb treehouse near San Francisco lets you sleep in a 150-year-old oak tree

A 150-year-old California coast live oak grows through this amazing treehouse– Bay area’s only Airbnb treehouse. Linda and Doug Studebaker built the house as a cozy overnight rental in the backyard of their hillside property in Burlingame, California, and furnished it with furniture that give it an old fashioned feel that will allow you to live out your childhood dreams.

Offering scenic views of the San Francisco Bay, Doug and Linda’s Treehouse is a private refuge nestled among the… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Parents can sleep while the kids play in this amazing multi-level master bedroom

The owners commissioned Ruetemple to design an unusual master bedroom inside their summer house in Russia. They came up with a design that keeps everyone happy. The room now has a large podium for the bed, with two upper levels and a staircase for the kids.

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“The family comes to their summer house for the weekend and, like all working people, they dream of having a good sleep on Saturday and Sunday after a hard… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building