Tiny Home was commissioned by RACV as an exhibition piece with the agenda to be an exemplar of sustainable compact living.
We sought to investigate the simple gable roof form as a iconic indicator of home, whilst exploring the volume this creates internally. The object was conceived as a package that could literally be slid off a truck onto flat ground and 'open up'. Hydraulic rams lift gridded yellow panels creating sunshades, wing walls and decking - much like a cardboard box would unfold.
Tiny Home can operate totally off grid or connect into services. The construction of the building has high aspiring techniques that deliver a building 60% more energy efficient than a standard 6-Star Section J Rated home.
The Tiny Home is built with a steel portal frame, giving the required structural integrity to withstand 100km/h headwinds whilst trucking around the state of Victoria.
Since its launch in July 2018 Tiny Home has welcomed over 6,000 people through its yellow folding portal.