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DESIGN FOR CO-LIVING | CO-LIVING DESIGN

Published on April 13, 2019 by Qasim Naqvi

This article explains different kinds of co-living design. Here is the list for design of co-living,

MINI Living

MINI Living is a conceptual living space produced and exhibited in collaboration with ON Design, Tokyo. The team created a flexible floor plan and designed an individual storage space in addition to the use of furniture, which served as a flexible room divider. This concept has demonstrated how artifacts can challenge spatial categorization and create multi functional environments. He also highlighted a possible future for the movement of Co-Living, which has allowed aesthetics to integrate and control the surrounding spaces. However, the use of space and resources does not take into account the environmental impact of excessive consumption or the empirical observation of the needs and aspirations of potential residents. Due to the cost and complexity of this use in a commercial environment, this concept has little impact on contemporary living spaces.

PitStop

Pitstop is an ambitious architectural concept that offers a modular system of autonomous spaces to create buildings of private and public spaces. Much of this concept examines and visualizes three unique and independent bedroom designs. This project is unique thanks to the concept development method, which was carried out with young people in participatory workshops. This concept shows the importance that people attribute to playing a role or making decisions that affect their living environment, in this case between three private spaces. However, the scale of the proposed development is simply not achievable with current demand and the current market. There are very few examples of shared flats in their own right that have been included here. Simulation rooms have been built and displayed, but there are no indications that tests have been conducted to determine the realities of use.

“3 in 1” by BatLab

“3in1” is a housing experience carried out by the Hungarian architecture studio BatLab. They reconstructed an existing property to house internal studies such as a micro community with shared access and common room. The plan creates a residence for three people in less than 110 square meters. The particularity of the design is to use bright colors to distinguish areas of the property. This concept demonstrates the value of transparent commitment and smart methods of integration and promotion of new residents. However, striking colors can hamper the development of residential relationships. For example, the colors of the equipment, when the zones and the characteristics of each one are so different, can cause conflicts. These clear limits also mean that furniture and accessories cannot simply be adapted to the needs of the user.

Category: Coliving