Eco Box

South African architects, Wolf and Melanie of Wolf and Wolf Architects are creating unique pre-fab homes that demonstrate compact living that maximises space and minimises environmental impact. Their multifunctional work and living spaces employ some very clever solutions e.g. bunks that transform into a seating area. These allow for working, sleeping and cooking spaces as well as a bathroom to fit within a small footprint (3.6m x 6m in this prototype in Onrus).

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To kick off our week celebrating the design solutions for small spaces, have a look at the Bookseat,  a simple multi-functional bookcase that playfully curves and becomes a seat. This gorgeous design by Elie and Mani of Fishbol was developed as “a response to the advent of multifunctional spaces in today’s urban living.”

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