Super Mini House
Architecture Competition – Finalist Design
Waseda University, Architectural Institute of Japan
Japan Nov. 2010
A House in the Olive Groves
Could you live with another person in a home that measured just 15 square metres?
“This is a proposal for a future dwelling, which can accommodate two residents and two guests. There is no height limitation but the maximum gross floor area is 15m2. This number is derived from J.G. Ballard’s science fiction novel,”Billenium.” In the novel, the population of the earth reaches 20 billion and 95% of the population resides in cities. Residential floor area per person is limited to 4m2 in that world.