Created by Stephen Turner in partnership with SPUD group, the Exbury Egg is a small, simplistic and solitary house boat that aims to get as close as possible to nature.
The aim of this project was to show the possibility for a closer relationship to nature and to consider the sustainability of the worlds natural resources.
Rather than to create a 'back to basics' abode here, Stephen has tried to combine the best of the old with the new in a way that's environmentally friendly but can also keep up with the technological demands of today.
Here is a sketch of Stephen Turners first concept for the Exbury Egg, giving some insight into the original aims of this petite but efficient house boat. The intersecting line you see appears to show the two entrances of the boat,
Climate change is already creating new shorelines and habitats.... Raising awareness of the past and the unfolding present of a very special location will be the task
for more information you can go to: www.exburyegg.org