It’s time for changes. We decided to give more focus on tiny house houzEKO. Soon we will change the name of the institute to Institute houzEKO and later we will change the institute to a limited company houzEKO ltd. We are giving a big push to finish our tiny houses to start heavily with marketing and sales. We also want to upgrade the technical part it tiny houses, improved details and designing new models. We also have a help from Erasmus students to upgrade marketing and technical field. Thanks to Marie, Sandra and soon to come Sule. We will slowly shout down this webpage and move everything to https://houzeko.com We also changed all the social media profiles to houzEKO. We hope the changes will make an big impact in offering tiny houses in Europe. David KodarinGeneral director of the KAKIS ltd and the development manager of the Institute mOBILNO to go. By profession, he is a university graduated civil engineer but soon he realized that he wants to not just to build houses but also a more sustainable future. He is passionate about sustainability, ecological products, zero waste principles and much more. He likes to do sports, uses opensource software, […]

Every little effort today is a big step for tomorrow From my early childhood, I always wanted to live more sustainable. I always prefer to take a bicycle or going on foot if possible. For over a decade, I am vegetarian and I am trying to buy as much local food as possible. Of course, I prefer the vegetables from my father’s garden. That’s why I would like to produce my own organic and bio food in the future. Like most people of my age, I have no experience and no time. So, with the help of many Erasmus students and partners, I have started developing The smart greenhouse houzGREENhouse, a fully automated greenhouse with robotic hands, controlled with artificial intelligence, fed with organic fertilizers and grown with natural sunlight. I applied to a business idea competition Podjetna Primorska 2017 and I won as the best idea in category Navigator. In the last couple of months, I have been working to reduce the amount of waste I produce in my home. I am buying cleaning powders and soap with the refill option. I came to the shop with my own bottle that I refill. Every Saturday, my dear and me, […]

Podjetna primorska is a competition for business ideas in Koper, Slovenia. It is organized by a local incubator Univerzitetni inkubator primorske. The competition assembles all startups, students and people willing to compete with business ideas. There are three categories: students (Rektorjeva nagrada), groups without entrepreneur experience (Optimist) and experienced entrepreneurs (Navigator). Our institute participated last two years in the Navigator category and both years we won the first prize. In this blog, I will explain how we did it and what was crucial for us. Podjetna primorska 2016 prototyping sustainable sanitation Last year we applied the Solar biological dry toilet. It’s a concept of a dry toilet that doesn’t use any water or chemicals. It has its own urine and feces treatment system. It takes the help of the sun to process urine and to fasten the process of decomposition of feces. At the end, it can reuse all the waste as a valuable resource as fertilizer or biomass. For the first time in a business competition, we were very dedicated to win it. We asked the organizers what are the main criteria for gaining the first prize. First of all, you have to have an innovative idea or something […]