Casa Ojalà, the mini eco-sustainable house, at the Milan Design Week 2019

Casa Ojalà/Inhabiting the infinite choice is a mini eco-sustainable house with extremely flexible interior architecture

From 9 to 14 April, in the heart of the Brera Design District, the Post Design/Memphis Gallery will be presenting Casa Ojalà/Inhabiting the infinite choice, a project patented by the Milanese architect Beatrice Bonzanigo, of IB Studio. Casa Ojalà, a highly flexible mini house, will be showcased for the first time to the public during the Fuorisalone 2019, through a 1:10 scale model rich in textile, material and visual details.

The highlights of Casa Ojalà

Its name comes from Spanish, o-ha-la and Arabic وَشَاءَ ال – wašāʾa llà – and sums up the concept of capability. Casa Ojalà features two bedrooms, one double and one single, a bathroom, a living room with kitchenette and a terrace, all in 27 square meters. Sustainable and extremely flexible, it offers multiple solutions for small spaces. Each room can, in fact, be transformed into the other, thanks to sliding walls made of Wood-Skin and fabric, which roll up through pins placed at the end and in the center of the structure.The housing module can be changed according to requirements: by moving the walls you can change the internal configuration, you can eliminate walls, ceiling and even floor!There are about 20 different options to fully customise Casa Ojalà; moreover, the choice of local eco-sustainable woods and fabrics makes each apartment unique and original. Integrated by a septic tank, it is equipped with a rainwater harvesting system and can be equipped with solar panels.

The future is Casa Ojalá

Perfect as a support for luxury hotels that wish to offer to their guests alternative and inviting solutions, it is also ideal to enrich private properties with land, open countryside, mountains or sand dunes.Casa Ojalà is the home of everyone: perfect for families with children, young couples, travelers, star hunters, sportsmen, adventurers and romantics. An ideal project for those who love nature and want to interact without filters with what is around them.

[Text Carlotta Russo]

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