Stylish BOXHOME as Norwegian Micro House
The Norway based architecture firm, Rintala Eggertsson Architecture designed and built a 19 sq meter home with the all the basic necessities. Its Named BOXHOME.
Rintala Eggertsson Architecture want to prove that not only Japanese that have claim to micro homes. The BOXHOME necessities same as normal large homes likes kitchen and dining, living, bathroom and bedroom.
Measuring approximately 5.5 meters long, 5.7 meters high and 2.3 meters wide, this micro home features a kitchen/dining room and living room on the bottom floor and then a bathroom and bedroom upstairs.
It also has four bedroom house with it’s stylish aluminum exterior and rough hewn wooden interior seems classically Scandanavian in its simplistic design. A ladder in the center of the box accesses the upper floor and unique cross windows shapes let natural daylight in.
Rintala Eggertsson built the micro home back in 2007 to show that smaller homes could have a considerable economical and environmental benefit to the home owner.
The project focused on the quality of space, the use of materials and light and designing a simple home that could be used as a retreat from the surrounding city. The prototype home, which could easily become a prefab, was on display at the Galleri ROM in central Oslo.