These Tiny Wooden Huts Feature Only the Bare Essentials

By: Katherine Pendrill - Nov 3, 2015
References: designboom & treehugger
'MUJI' recently installed two tiny wooden huts in a Tokyo park to highlight the advantages of a minimalist lifestyle. While Japan is already know for its compact living quarters, these miniature sheds push the idea of the microhome to its extreme.

The wooden huts were designed by Konstantin Grcic and presented at the Design Touch 2015 event. Each of the compact huts features sleek wooden cladding and a corrugated roof. The homes are so tiny that the designer did not even need local planning permission to build the structures. While the homes are big enough to move around in, they lack basic necessities such as running water and electricity. As a result, Grcic sees the huts as more of a studio space.

The minimalist huts demonstrate the beauty and simplicity of small spaces.

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