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Homeful A Modular Furniture System For Multiple Purposes

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In a country with 3.4 million empty homes , architects Aixopluc have created a solution to quickly and affordably make an abandoned property habitable. They call it “Homeful” and it’s a modular furniture system that can be reconfigured to make small spaces serve multiple purposes.

source/image(PrtSc): Kirsten Dirksen

David Tapias and Ricard Pau installed their first experimental home inside a former photographer’s studio that had been vacant for 2 years. To maximize the 50-square-meter (538-square-foot) space they placed all the installations to one side – kitchen, sinks, toilet and shower- leaving the rest of the space open for a dining table and an indoor cabin that they call a “tiniest house”, which is exactly the size of a bed.

The Tiniest House, as well as the Homeful “enclosures” (walls, floors, ceilings, doors) and cabinets are created from plywood boxes that can be assembled and disassembled by hand.

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The system relies on wooden pegs which serve many functions: sliders for drawers, support for shelving or tabletops, hooks for kitchenware and knobs for cabinets.The stand-alone furniture in the home – chairs, tables, benches, stools – is built from LEGO-like CNC-cut pieces that fit together without glue or screws and can be rearranged to go from chair to table to bench to tiny house./Kirsten Dirksen

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