kengo kuma develops timber mobile home for a nomadic lifestyle kengo kuma develops timber mobile home for a nomadic lifestyle
oct 12, 2016

kengo kuma develops timber mobile home for a nomadic lifestyle

architect kengo kuma has developed a timber mobile home -‘jyubako’- in collaboration with snow peak, a japanese manufacturer for outdoor goods. based on simplifying everyday life to the bare necessities, the trailer-like build is a nature-oriented dwelling that allows users to adapt the space to their requirements.
kengo kuma mobile home snow peak japan designboom
the project is designed for snow peak
all images © kengo kuma & associates 
despite its small and sparse design, kengo kuma uses a combination of wood paneling to invoke a warm and welcoming interior. the series of windows can be opened outwards or closed completely – making the envelope of the trailer completely flush and appear as a timber box. as the project is in its early stages, the next steps will see more elements and utilities being integrated.
kengo kuma mobile home snow peak japan designboom
LEDs provide artificial light inside
kengo kuma mobile home snow peak japan designboom
the rectangular space is wrapped in wood – the same as the exterior
kengo kuma mobile home snow peak japan designboom
all the windows can be shut to provide a seamless and flush envelope
kengo kuma mobile home snow peak japan designboom
the simple trailer design promotes a nomadic lifestyle






  • Now thats some design in good taste, modern yet warm and very easy to build, hardly any cutting..

    I would of used higher grade ply though, all those nots in obvious patterns Is just not for me.

    jedics says:
  • please put me on mailing/email list

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