Micromaisonette

Role: Assisting Project Architect
Project Summary: The two great challenges facing residential design are sustainability and affordability. doing more with less can address both issues: smaller will be more efficient and also more cost effective. One way forward will be to build compact and succinct. This is a prototype of a 15sqm apartment: a micro maisonette, a functional dwelling in the space of a 4x3m room. the furniture is full size, arranged so that it can be folded away, thus one space can be a kitchen, living room, dining room, bedroom, workspace etc adaptable, depending on the function required.  This is a full scale prototype model, made to test ideas. it is constructed from a fully recyclable cardboard

Summary taken from: environastudio
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bve_Hbx5AJo&feature=youtu.be
http://www.environastudio.com.au/the%20lab/the%20lab%20frameset02mar11.html

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