The foldable "house" Iwi Cabin: is a transformative spatial solution for urban dwellers

Iwi Cabin
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The revolutionary accordion-style Iwi Cabin expands and folds to meet your needs for workspace or space to create your own privacy!

Iwi Cabin, a groundbreaking Ecuadorian design, offers urban dwellers a flexible, accordion-like structure that expands and folds as needed, providing a versatile, space-saving solution for small living spaces. And create a new dynamic for your terrace.

In today's rapidly developing urban landscape, many individuals face the challenges of limited space and high land prices, as a result of which they have to adapt to smaller living environments. Although these compact homes may be practical and environmentally friendly, they can become problematic when living conditions change, such as a growing family or the need for a home office. Enter the Iwi cabin, the ingenious solution they devised Juan Ruiz and Amelia Tapia, which addresses these challenges with a flexible accordion-style structure.

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Iwi Cabin, a patented product from Ecuador, is an innovative design that adapts to the user's lifestyle and needs and offers a versatile spatial solution. When fully extended, this revolutionary cabin takes up almost 8.5 m2, but when folded, it only takes up 2.5 m2. This dynamic cabin can be placed in a variety of locations, such as a roof terrace or garden, making it an ideal addition to urban apartments and living spaces. And certainly an increase in the functionality of only these.

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Iwi cabin built to withstand mild temperatures between 12 °C and 25 °C, has a durable exterior that can withstand wind, rain and sun. The interior is thoughtfully designed with cork and sheep's wool insulation to maintain a comfortable environment in the colder months. The architects behind this innovative project took advantage of advanced timber construction techniques from the Netherlands and Spain to create a space that is both practical and flexible.

Iwi Cabin it is more than just a space-saving solution; it also boasts built-in bookcases, drawers and a compact kitchen. Equipped with electrical and water systems, this versatile cabin can serve as a temporary guest house if needed. When the Iwi cabin is no longer needed for living space, it can easily be converted into a handy storage drawer.

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Explore the options Iwi cabins and see how it could change your urban living experience by visiting their website at iwi.design.

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