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MIMA Home, created by MIMA Architects, is a response to the trendy dream for clear refined design and vibrant open areas in a shortly produced, versatile, delicate, and low value, however top of the range dwelling. It’s impressed by the traditional Japanese house, the appropriate paradigm for lightness, flexibility, comfort, and pleasing strains. MIMA makes use of prefabricated improvement methods, which permits manufacturing to maneuver shortly and the price to remain low. It’s a 387.H-sq.-foot residence that costs the equivalent as a mid-range automotive.
MIMA consists of a sq. publish-and-beam development completely glazed on all sides, subdivided by modular picket frames. It comes with additional plywood panels that could be positioned on the floor of the setting up, for a various of any window by a wall in seconds. Inside, partitions could be added, as soon as extra, in a matter of seconds, so a subdivided space could be modified by an open space or vice versa. Furthermore, all sides of internal and exterior partitions has a particular shade and/or finish, which allows the house-proprietor to dramatically change the look by means of a straightforward wall rotation. Regardless of its standardized improvement methods, MIMA houses could also be customized-made in so many parameters that you just’d be onerous pressed to hunt out two comparable examples.
This one is located in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. Sadly, for the second, MIMA houses are solely on the market in Europe.
Pictures by José Campos.