Inspired by Henry David Thoreau’s story ‘Walden. Or, Life in the woods’, German architect Nils Holger Moormann created this super skinny prefab garden shed that measures just 3 feet wide! Part cabin, part garden shed, Walden is a prefab living station for outdoor enthusiasts with tons of hidden surprises tucked away into secret compartments. For those who enjoy being outside in their garden, this might be the perfect escape.
Walden is a lightweight, wooden, portable, prefab structure that includes everything you might need for a garden escape. No wider than a doorway, the skinny prefab is more of a facade than a structure, but includes storage compartments on both sides. Included are a living and dining area set in the center with a retractable awning for shade. A narrow set of stairs hidden on one end leads to an upper level with a double bed and a skylight.
Tucked away in compartments on either side is a wheel barrow, birdhouse, swinging fire cauldron, space for stacking wood, garden tools, and flower pots. The outdoor living space, which requires no electricity, was inspired by Thoreau and his concept of a simple life. With everything right at hand for an enjoyable day outside, one might feel inclined to never go home.