Designed by British architect Richard Horden, this prefabricated micro compact home took just 4 minutes and 9 seconds to install on a property overlooking Lake Maggiore in Switzerland. The home was lifted to the site by helicopter. via dezeen
[quote]Daily life has been transformed by the arrival of technologies such as the internet, flat-screen television, and wireless phones as well as by improvements in domestic appliances like micro-wave ovens, fridge freezers and LED lights. In addition, building technologies are advancing in the wake of aerospace, marine and auto industries, enabling new opportunities for living spaces with higher performance and less material.
It is now possible to live much better on a smaller scale. The storage for books was once an essential part of learning or research, and the ownership of objects and rooms to store them in an essential expression of wealth. Today we acquire knowledge from the internet and wealth is expressed by a high degree of physical and intellectual mobility. The luxury is in the compact technologies that allow us the greatest freedom of movement.[/quote]