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

About a decade ago, Piano started developing plans for a minimalist home. He had been interested in the concept since his student days, and he began doing the work on spec, without a specific client. That concept ultimately developed into Diogene, a two-meter-by-two-meter cabin that is meant not as emergency housing, but instead as "a voluntary place of retreat."

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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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