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Roll-It Cylindrical Experimental Housing

Karlsruhe, Germany

We have the great minds over at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology to thank for this small-housing prototype. The soup-can-shaped home was born out of an interdepartmental collaboration at the school to create a design that maximizes functionality in a minimum amount of space. The cylinder's outer shell—used as advertising space for the prototype's sponsors—has four sturdy support rings so it can roll along without damage.

Read on to see inside the Roll-It house.
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