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Reconfigurable Compact Apartments

White Arkitekter Prototype Homes with Movable Walls

— February 15, 2018 — Art & Design
Sweedish firm White Arkitekter are prototyping Drömlägenheten (translates to "dream home" from Swedish) -- a series of customizable compact apartments. The 55-square-meter living quarters in Linköping draw on the concept of Origami and are surprisingly innovative. They are an open space that can be utilized as a living and dining area or as kitchen and bedrooms, depending on the resident's needs.

The compact apartments are a practical choice for university residences as three small private bedrooms can be created from pulling down on partitions, hanging from the ceiling. Additionally, a double bed is concealed in the living room .

The compact apartments are described by White Arkitekter as a "universal dwelling concept" and could be an affordable solution for the housing crisis.

Photo Credits: Dezeen
Trend Themes
1. Customizable Compact Apartments - The trend of customizable compact apartments provides a flexible living space that can be adapted to meet the needs of residents.
2. Movable Walls - The use of movable walls in compact apartments allows for easy reconfiguration of living spaces, creating a versatile and efficient layout.
3. Universal Dwelling Concept - The universal dwelling concept offers a practical and affordable solution to the housing crisis by providing adaptable living spaces.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture and Design - The architecture and design industry can explore innovative ways to create customizable compact apartments with movable walls.
2. Real Estate - The real estate industry can capitalize on the trend of compact apartments by providing affordable and flexible living spaces that cater to the needs of residents.
3. Education - The education industry can consider incorporating customizable compact apartments into university residences to provide practical and adaptable living spaces for students.
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