Can You Live in 220 Square Feet?

small home Can You Live in 220 Square Feet?
A lot of design in green homes often raises the question – how much space do we really need? Architect Michael Katz and designer Janet Corne offer the L41 (“all for one”) that squeezes everything you need into 220 square feet of awesomeness.
According to Treehugger, Katz didn’t intend to design a space, but rather a unit which they considered to be delightful. “We started with a full kitchen and dining bar, and the rest fell into place,” he said.
Intended for future home buyers that believe small is beautiful, the design also works in multiples. Katz says that this home is designed for mass production, which he says is different from prefabrication.


Katz says, “Up to now, the furthest they’ve managed to get is the prefabricated house and they’re not the same as the mass-produced house. It doesn’t use the miracle of the assembly line. All the pieces are prefabricated and then assembled. The idea is, just as cars were made available because of mass production, so too could houses be made available to a much larger number of people that can afford them.”
Could you handle a home this small? Imagine how low your utility bills could be!

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Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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