micro house by studio liu lubin
micro house by studio liu lubin micro house by studio liu lubin
dec 20, 2012
micro house by studio liu lubin

micro house by studio liu lubin 
images © wang xiaofeng



chinese studio liu lubin has recently finished the private ‘micro-house’ in beijing. it is based on the minimum space people
need for basic indoor movement, such as sitting, laying and standing. the form of the ‘micro-house’ is designed to act as a
combination of furniture and architecture elements. when being rotated, the unit of the concept will shift its spatial context,
such as resting, working, washing and cooking, etc. the unit can not only be used as a single-functional room,
but also can be grouped together as a housing suite, or even residential cluster.


developed using fiber reinforced form composite structure, the project is made easy to lift and assemble by hand. for the convenience
of transportation and replacement, the size of the unit is designed as the size of shipping containers. ultimately, the arrangment
makes it possible for people to have private housing product under current chinese land policy.



front elevation



back elevation












process of the production



high density community

analysis of the section


micro house unit


combination of the unit



project information:

project: 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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