Lego-style apartment transforms into infinite spaces

transformable space

Multifunctional space –

What else do we really need? This is my idea of a perfect space. Impeccable classy design formed out of moving parts in 258 square feet. The next step to this “lego-style” apartment would be mobility. Wouldn’t it be great to have this transformable, multifunctional habitat be able to fit perfectly in a container to be transported anywhere? Where do I sign up? The “action pad” of Christian Schallert is a perfect example of what you can do in a reduced space, a grand idea.

Re-posted from Fair Companies – When Christian Schallert isn’t cooking, dressing, sleeping or eating, his 24 square meter (258 square feet) apartment is an empty cube. To use a piece of furniture, he has to build it.  To sleep, he rolls his bed out from under the balcony, his stairs become bedside tables and he can even swing his tv out from the wall.  To dine, he lowers a plank from the wall, his flower-stand becomes a support and his stairs become a bench.  To cook, he clicks a spot on his vast wall of click-able furniture, and a spring-loaded door swings up to reveal an instant kitchen: double-burner, dishwasher, sink, countertop and microwave oven. The full-sized refrigerator and freezer click open just alongside.

Located in Barcelona’s hip Born district, the tiny apartment is a remodeled pigeon loft.  Christian (a Barcelona-based photographer) says its design was inspired by the space-saving furniture aboard boats, as well as the clean lines of a small Japanese home.

While there’s undoubtedly more work involved in constructing and deconstructing the dining room/kitchen/bedroom for everyday use or to prepare a meal (one of his friends has dubbed it “G.I. Joe’s flat”), Christian claims it helps keep him in shape.

In this video, Christian shows us his lego-style home and invites a few friends over to cook and lunch with him in his small space.

About Molecule Design

Molecule embraces fresh ideas in contemporary industrial design in the area of home decor. Innovation that includes technological practices in the development of products that bring updated attitudes about space and objects of use is what keeps founder Adriana Siso going. Molecule is proud to be currently partnering with some of the best contemporary national, and international home decor design firms, as well as local award-winning product designers and artists. Sustainability is one of the areas of interest and ongoing explorations for Molecule, offering also products that are made from 100% recycled plastics, harvested woods, green foams, and recycled cottons. The store is located in Santa Fe, NM. Through the year Molecule organizes multiple product introductions and art and design events. Sign Up to our newsletter in order to keep up with our activities, and be the first to find out when we do sales, product intros, and many other events, http://www.molecule-design.com/#subscribe. If you are Trade, definitely sign up here http://www.molecule-design.com/trade-services-registration, to take advantage of trade benefits, we'd love to work with you.

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