studio liu lubin: micro house installed in beijing park
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may 22, 2013
studio liu lubin: micro house installed in beijing park

studio liu lubin: micro house, beijing

all images courtesy of studio liu lubin




operating under the premise that function can be consolidated, studio liu lubin has designed ‘micro house’ and placed the suite in a beijing park.
the fiber-reinforced structure uses modular measurements to created a minimal dwelling that combines resting, working, washing and kitchen
programming into a single unit. the tectonics are such that the home can be easily assembled by hand and are light enough to be transportable.
the basic construction unit fits into a standard sized container so as to ensure that the great majority of the population to have private housing
under current chinese land policy. interiors use the architectural planes as furniture surfaces and functional envelopes, enabling comfortable
sitting, standing and relaxation with the minimum possible area. the brilliant composition of spaces can be clustered or stand individually.


see design boom’s coverage of the project in prototype stage here.



the micro house amongst the greenery of the park



the micro spaces are widened by square apertures





entrance views of the lightweight structure



choice fenestration makes the dwelling light-filled despite its size



the bedroom enjoys ideal park views



modular storage units



one of the modules is a dedicated work space



view into the bedroom module



even the washroom has a small window



the night-lit home has a welcoming path



night views show a relatively small footprint




project info:



project: “get it louder”_ the micro-house
location: beijing
designer: studio liu lubin
project team: liu lubin, wang lin, wan li, liang yifan, zhao ye
constructor: architectural design & research institute of tsinghua university
nanjing university of technology advanced engineering composites research center
structure type: fiber reinforced form composite structure

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