KOMPAS.com - the architects of the new thinking emerging in the form of new home design to help address the housing shortage figure in London, England.
The architects changed row useless garage into a small house. A row of garages at the edge of the highway turned into a tiny apartment for young professionals and people who do not have a new home.
To occupy this mini home, they only have to spend by 11 pounds, or around Rp 170,000 every week. The garages are located in the Lockner Estate, Dalston, East London. Garasai row that has long existed and is not used in the region.
Architecture firm Levitt Bernstein has proposed to build a small house as a temporary shelter until permanent housing is available. Each "mini house" was built of 11, 5 square meters, consisting of a bed, kitchen and bathroom, as well as a tiny guest room for a small table and two chairs.
Mini home project known as Pop-up Hawse was once an award-winning residential design competition diseleggarakan by Building Trust. In his proposal, Levitt Bernstein explained, every five garage made into a communal area with laundry facilities, additional kitchen equipment and dining room.
The plan, if successful, the scheme will be extended a small house to some other areas in London, even in England, especially in the priority areas dominated homeless or street children.
Georgie Revell, one of the architects who participated designing the project, said that the target of this proposal is that land is not used in the areas of solid value and high land prices and growing.
"We believe this project offers a temporary solution of creative and practical," he said.