A bio-ethanol fireplace is used in this living room so that it can be easily moved anywhere – including outside during the summer season. Sleek furnishings pair with recessed windows for a minimal modern look, while pendant lights and galvanized pipe shelves lend industrial character to the fireplace.
Designers maximized the stylishness of this space by using green technology and the home's infrastructure to conceal some of the home's less attractive features. To bring the fireplace into the space, designers used an eco-smart, ethanol fireplace that requires no venting or special accommodations, giving the home the warmth and elegance of a fireplace without needing to vent it to the outside. Then, HVAC ducts were hidden behind the faux chimney and plasma TV.