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Karlsruhe, Germany – University of Karlsruhe

Could you live in a cylinder?

Roll It Germany

This is the ultimate experiment in low-cost housing. Called ‘Roll it’, it was designed and built by collaborative teams at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. Comprising of three independent cylinders, the unit is a complete dwelling with a bed/sitting/study area, an exercise ‘room’ and a kitchen.

Roll It Germany

It’s very clever and certainly innovative, but could you live in one for more than a week?

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  1. Immediate problem – must be on even ground, must be braced as not to roll. But very interesting :)