Architect Renzo Piano unveiled Diogene, a tiny cabin built on the Vitra campus in Germany. The 42 square-foot micro home is named after the Greek goddess who rejected luxury and lived in a barrel. The small residence includes green features like solar panels, a rainwater collection system, and a biological toilet.
In other news, Isaac Mizrahi designs rugs for Safavieh, and architects take on the challenge of flood defense. See the headlines after the jump.
• A Look at Renzo Piano's 42-Square-Foot Wooden Cabin | Curbed
• Safavieh to introduce Isaac Mizrahi New York collection | Furniture Today
• Design For The Deluge: Architecture For Flood Defense | Architizer
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