tinyhouse university has collaborated with the bauhaus campus berlin to create a series of housing systems, which will aim to provide creative solutions to issues surrounding accommodation and diversity. berlin-based architect and founder behind the project van bo le-mentzel, previously conceived the ‘one sqm house’ in 2011- a do-it-yourself structure which offered one square meter of floor area to be used as a dwelling or mobile kiosk. he and his team has since pushed this experimental approach by constructing transportable buildings, tiny hotels, and other miniature structures, all of which challenge preconceived boundaries of what a building can be. 

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van bo le-mentzel ‘one sqm house’



the tinyhouse university is essentially a post migrant education project which explores ideas surrounding ecological buildings, migration, static and temporary housing systems. their recent project ‘tiny100’ saw the completion of a moveable structure which hosts a living space complete with kitchen area and bunk-bed.

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‘one sqm house’ sketch



in march 2017, in cooperation with bauhaus campus berlin, museum of design, zukunftsgeräusche and kiron open higher education – the tinyhouse university will invite forward thinkers from the fields of education, startup and design, to join together and help build a campus in the garden of the bauhaus archive. with the construction of a temporary village of tiny houses on wheels, they will explore new formations in order to breakdown the confines of standard city structures. 

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‘one sqm house’ sketch

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moveable ‘library’ structure

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miniature hotel

transportable apartment

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moveable structures


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