I thought you might also find this tiny house made out of recycled cardboard to be interesting. The purpose of the structure is not a home although it can easily be adjusted for that.
It was designed by Shigeru Ban Architects who are famous for using reclaimed paper products in their projects. The design does include windows but there are also transparent tubes in between the cardboard ones to also help bring in light.
The other interesting fact about the cardboard/paper tubes is that they can easily be replaced later when needed. This was done intentionally as the mountains here provide for a harsh environment for structures so this helps keep things easy when maintenance is needed on the structure.
Another thing I should mention is that this hut was built on an already existing foundation of an old structure that was taken down because it was worn out. So the national park’s forest land was left almost untouched because of this (the foundation was already there).
Isn’t the design just about perfect for tiny living? You’ve got the perfect amount of space below for your living, bathroom and kitchen area and of course the upstairs for your spacious loft bedroom.
More info and photos are available here at the architect’s website.
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