Crowdsourced Design For an Ultra Low-Footprint Apartment: Clever Ideas from the LifeEdited Project

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What if we could save money, radically reduce our environmental impact, and have a freer, less complicated life?

That was the challenge laid forth by TreeHugger founder Graham Hill when he started LifeEdited, an online international design competition that would use crowdsourcing -- the collective brainpower of everyone with an internet connection around the world -- to find the answer.

Here are some of Graham's favorite ideas from the 304 total submissions for the project, with his commentary on what might work (and what might not, too).

Read More: Help Design, Build an Ultra-Low Footprint Apartment: The LifeEdited Project (Slideshow)

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