Today I met with American film maker and EV fan Chris Paine at his Marrakesh House– a mid-century modern house he’s converted into a eco-conscious living quarters/ event space.

Symbolically located on the very oil fields that fueled World War II, it’s an artistic haven filled with fossil counter tops, Morrocan-inspired art, chickens and a gazebo made from reclaimed wood, found art and an on-site vegetable garden.

Chris and Co. took a zip on Prototype #001. Amidst a garage full of Teslas, Volts, Best Buy E-bikes and Burning Man vehicles, they returned from their rides convinced that this was ‘the next thing’.

Thank you, Chris, for your time and tour!

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Counter tops made from fossils of some of the oldest living gilled organisms

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Gazebo made from wood from trees that died onsite, art made from found objects, hand painted graphics

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Chris, myself and Prototype #001

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