The Pohutukawa perfectly captures the essense of living large in a small space. This tiny home on wheels is capable of fitting up to six people, features a double mezzanine and includes other rich additions including 11.5 feet tall ceilings, aluminum-framed French doors and a full kitchen, washer and dryer and queen bed. An entertainment lounge is accessible via ladder as the living space feels extra roomy because of the Pohutukawa's efficient use of indoor-outdoor living. The home sits on a custom made house trailer for easy transport and anchoring. Prices start at $55,000 for the base configuration and are being assembled today.
Pohutukawa Six Person Tiny House
Casper Dreamery Sleeping Lounge
Have you ever been traveling, in the city or otherwise away from your home and just needed an hour or two to grab a quick nap? Well Casper, the innovative bed-in-a-box mattress company, has created a refuge in New York City for tired commuters and travelers looking for just this. Called the Dreamer, this sleeping lounge is home to a handful of private pods stocked with the brand's namesake signature mattresses and bedding. Custom pajamas and lullabies from Headspace (the mobile meditation app) are provided as are post-nap amenities such as toothbrushes, face wash and free drinks. Sessions run for 45 minutes and can either be booked ahead of time or as walk ins.
The Space Smart Home - Iohouse
The Space Smart Home by design firm iOhouse aims to be an image of what a home of the future may look like. Every aspect of this house was designed to be 'smart' from the 220v generator and solar panels that power the entire home, to the fully integrated networking systems, cameras, connected devices and intelligent appliances. The home is designed to run completely 'off the grid' and the clean, modern and sleek aesthetics truly look like something out of a sci-fi movie. In addition to the smart interior, the house is completely modular and able to be moved and situated in any urban, rural or off the grid locale. Additional points of note from the company:
- connected to your mobile phone or tablet 24/7, wherever you are
- environmentally friendly; made with empathy and care
- freedom to live and move wherever you like, whenever you like.
- Architecture and design