August 25, 2005

“touch the ground lightly”

We’ve become used to very compact conditions...the way you feel in a plane — it’s a cocooned environment and you are pretty much in control of everything around you.” Richard Horden, Horden Cherry Lee Architects

Once Horden had refined his idea, he asked his architecture students at both the Technical University of Munich and the Tokyo Institute of Technology to produce designs for a 2.65m cubed living space. The solution that emerged was the Micro-Compact Home (m-ch) — a lightweight, transportable minimal dwelling that can be adapted to various locations, and a prototype has now been built.

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