Gallery: Renzo Piano’s Tiny Diogene Hut is an Off-Grid Shelter for One ...

As for possible uses, Vitra suggests the Diogene cabin could be used as a small office or workplace, or that several of them could be erected in a cluster to be used as hotel cottages. "Diogene is so small that it functions as the ideal retreat, but purposely does not cater for all needs to the same extent. Communication, for instance, will take place elsewhere – and thus Diogene also invites you to redefine the relationship between the individual and society."

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  1. Scott406 December 14, 2014 at 11:21 am

    This is awesome. They would look amazing if someone were to cut down beetle kill pine trees and side them with natural pine boards instead of aluminum, and then use them as cabins to be rented for a retreat.

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