Building a new house in the old fashioned way, doesn’t allow change and takes not only a lot of time but a lot of personal effort. Not the Cocobello modular cabin which is built using three interlocking elements that can be moved horizontally and vertically, to form a two-storey studio unit. Designed as a Fliegender Bau (“flying building”), flexible and extremely functional, it was built as a temporary structure that would allow to live up to 5 years. I can really see it as an office, showroom, artist’s studio, some sort of a mobile workshop or maybe a temporary booth at a trade fair ?

The Cocobello modular cabin was designed by Peter Haimer Architektur and measures 3 x 6 x 3.5m, but once deployed it occupies a volume of 5.8 x 6.4 x 6m. The color and the ease to move it around are a plus, but the fact that you have to pay 75,000 Euro for it (pretty expensive) draws it back. Love the colors, though. Cabin specs (pdf link)