30 May '14, 2pm

A tiny, 3-story home you can move from place to place!

Han Slawik based his Homebox on the shipping container model for its transport capabilities, universal dimensions and usefulness. But at the same time, wear, repair and maintenance of steel materials is costly, not to mention living in a steel box isn’t very cozy. Slawik wanted to create a housing concept using the best parts of cargotecture — but he wanted to be able to modify it easier, make it more efficient and make it more comfortable for the resident. Homebox has the same dimensions as a international standardized shipping container, but it’s designed to sit vertically rather than horizontally. Homebox is a three-story home with a kitchen/dining/toilet room on the ground floor, a bedroom on the next and a living space on the top floor. This top floor is the most private and secluded and also has access to the best sunlight. In total, the whole home has only 14 square...

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