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Lisa Baker

XS - small houses big time

23.5 x 23.5 cm
304 pages
447 pictures
ISBN 978-3-03768-202-9

€ 44,90
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  • Diogene in Weil am Rhein, Germany (Renzo Piano)
  • Sol Du Cabino, Olympic Peninsula in WA, USA (Olson Kundig)
  • Shelter BYGG in Porto, Portugal (BYGG)
  • Cabin Norderhov at Hønefoss, Norway (Atelier Oslo)
  • 3x9 House in Hoh Chi Minh City, Vietnam (A21 Studio)

Rising rents, the desire for a simpler life, the aim for sustainability, or the wish to posses a relocatable home: These are just a few reasons why the market for tiny houses has become increasingly popular in recent years. The "Tiny House Movement“ lifestyle trend, which began in the Unites States, has spread throughout the entire world driven by the construction and financial crisis.

Even though there are many regional variations, all residences of this type share a major feature – on an area of up to 60 sqm (500 sqf) they provide all necessities of life. Nowadays, they are no longer designed by individual solo fighters but also by renowned architects who take on the simple yet challenging task and develop the enthralling room concepts and spatial solutions that are presented in this volume.

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