Behold this amazing masterpiece in Just 183 Square Feet Of Space

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Designed and built by Johannesburg-based architect Clara da Cruz Almeida, INDAWO / lifePOD- a tiny 183-square-foot home is perfectly suited to the warm South African climate.

Though the square footage isn’t much to work with, Almeida worked closely with Johannesburg-based interior and product design firm Dokter and Misses on the pod’s clever fold-out couches, fold-down table, and enclosed storage that allow the space to transform instantaneously. The pod also has very high ceilings, allowing for storage up along the walls and a beneath high lofted bed.

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The space is bright and airy since the side walls are made of see-through glass, which lets in copious amounts of light. The lower area of the pod can be used for anything, but is particularly well-equipped to serve as a kitchen. The green aspects of the pod promises to cut off huge amounts of money off the energy bill with its prefab design and efficient use of space.

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According to Curbed, Almeida hopes people will see the pod as more than a backyard guest house, but instead a new model for home ownership where land ownership is not necessary. The pod will be extremely affordable as well, costing between $18,000 and $63,000. Almeida hopes to expand on her concept and develop different versions like a flat pack or self-assembling pod.

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