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XBO Mobile Structure / 70ºN Arkitektur

  • 00:00 - 19 August, 2008
XBO Mobile Structure / 70ºN Arkitektur
XBO Mobile Structure / 70ºN Arkitektur

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  • Architects

  • Client

    70ºN Arkitektur
  • Builder

    Senja Elementer AS
  • Area

    36.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2004

Text description provided by the architects. The xbo is primarly a result of the Rotterdam based project 'PARASITE' (Prototypes for Advanced/ Ready-made/ Amphibious/ Small scale/ Individual/ Temporary/ Ecological houses). The idea of the xbo is to provide a mobile habitat for 2 young people on the move. The structure consists of two movable parts in sum twelve meters long, 3,2m wide and almost 3,5m high, the xbo is an attempt to keep things to a minimum, to stick to the basics and focus on the essential.

Today many people are economical prisoners in their homes. One way out could be to change our way of living. In a small house the focus is on what is actually needed. The house may be a tool for such a change. This means that simple and basic qualities of life is the main theme for the development of this minimal space.We want to use this tool as an object of investigation and discussion. Not only while it is created, but also when it is put into use.

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Cite: "XBO Mobile Structure / 70ºN Arkitektur" 19 Aug 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/5456/xbo-mobile-structure-70%25c2%25ban-arkitektur/> ISSN 0719-8884
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