30 Dec '16, 8pm

Car Maker Moves in on Small and Functional Home Market

The people behind the famous Mini have designed an urban home, which seeks to alleviate the problem of urban overcrowding. It makes perfect sense that the maker of ultra urban cars should make this step, and the only real question is why didn’t they tackle it sooner? They designed this so-called Mini Living apartment with the help of the Japanese architecture firm ON design and the Berlin office of engineering consulting firm Arup. The Mini Living apartment prototype is basically a 323-sq.ft (30-square-meter) apartment. The novel and quite innovative solution that Mini has come up for this space are certainly the fold-out shelving modules which were used to create the walls of the apartment. These units can become anything that is needed, including a dining table, and a home entertainment system. The different modules are simply opened up and a kitchen, living area, bathro...

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