Micro Compact Home

That is the m-ch or micro compact home, a 2.6m cube lightweight compact house designed for one person or an agoraphobic couple. Its inventor, Prof. Richard Horden, wrote:

The micro compact home [m-ch] is a lightweight compact dwelling for one or two people. Its compact dimensions of 2.6m cube adapt it to a variety of sites and circumstances, and its functioning spaces of sleeping, working / dining, cooking and hygiene make it suitable for everyday use.

And if you think that no one could live in one of those little cubes, they actually have constructed a "study village" populated by students of TU Munich (makes sense, they're students - my first college apartment was no bigger than that!). They're not cheap though - they cost about EUR 25,000 to 34,000 each!

Link via Blogging Ultra Modern Design

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I am having a seriously hard time trying to picture a family of four living in one of those. Uh, yeah, not happening...

Nice idea, but best for singles or really intimate couples. Or really tiny leprechauns.

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It may be for the agoraphobic, but it's definitely not for the claustrophobic. And I'm often banging my elbows on things as it is... I can't imagine how bruised I'd be living in something like that all the time.
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