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Copyright 2011 D2R

Created by Alex Whitcroft



3rd Place Winner of Jovoto's LifeEdited Competition, 2010.


Contest Description: Design a jewel box of an ultra-low-footprint apartment in 420sf. The design should support the life of a real person in the apartment - someone who would work, eat, live, and entertain.


D2R Solution: A single, compact cube of joinery 8ft 3 x 11ft 2 (2.5m x 3.4m).  Prefabricate-able; mass produce-able; available in any number of finishes... and when you don't need it in the space anymore: disassemble it and install it somewhere else.


From Graham Hill, TreeHugger founder and project client: 'Alex Whitcroft (and Jennifer Martin) crafted one of a few LifeEdited schemes that featured a tightly designed box within a box. This scheme was very nicely detailed and one could see it being easily applied to many an apartment, thereby achieving really high marks in terms of replicability.'


Read more about D2R's Design Solution on the LifeEdited Competition Webpage.