07 Jul '12, 9am

Tiny, Rotating "House" Is Only One Square Meter, and You Can Build Your Own

Tiny, Rotating "House" Is Only One Square Meter, and You Can Build Your Own

GONEASTRAYfilms /Video screen capture We've featured a lot of small houses and apartments that prove you don't need a lot of space to be comfortable, especially if you live in a city. This one outdoes them all. Van Bo Le-Mentzel has built a "house" that's only one meter square, that's 10.7 square feet. And it has an office, a bedroom, and doubles as a store. Fittingly, it's called the "One SQM House ." Le-Mentzel, who has a line of DIY furniture , designed the tiny structure to be built with simple materials and tools. The One SQM House is part of the BMW Guggenheim Lab , currently in Berlin. GONEASTRAYfilms /Video screen capture In reality, it's not so much a house as it is a phone booth with a pointed roof. Depending on how he sets it up, Le-Mentzel can sit at a small desk, or peer out a window and use the space as a storefront the size of a lemonade stand. To make it a ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/one-sqm-hous...

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