Anytime the folks over at Faircompanies publish a video I get excited because they’ve always got something new, exciting and interesting to share when it comes to living big in tiny spaces. Today I’m showing you a video tour of a small business in Paris who turned a rooftop elevator engine room into an amazing little office workspace that doubles for leisure, too.
It’s a 183 square foot space that had been completely ignored and unused for years since the elevator engine was removed years ago from the room. Once they discovered this space they started to get even more creative and started designing, gutting and building the space.
Today it’s an incredible little space that offers so much in terms of storage, sleeping, and workspace. Since this little 183 sq. ft. space is rooftop on a building they’re lucky enough to have plenty of ‘underground’ storage. This means they’re able to hide a lot of stuff out of sight. And they were also able to create some nifty little features that anyone might enjoy. Like the sofa bed that’s unveiled directly from the floor!
DIY Rooftop Office Conversion: Leisure & Work In One
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This little room often times has three or four people actively working in it- and sometimes even five or six- so there’s a flip up desk, whiteboard, and another large desk so that there’s functional space for the entire team (see more below):
Pop Out Bench or Mattress to Take Naps and Rest
Also notice the white board on the wall above the bed. And an extra pop up desk by the window.
Storage Underneath the Floor is Built In
Large Desk Supports 3 People Working
Outdoor Area Gives You an Escape from Busy Paris
Images © Faircompanies
VIDEO: Tiny DIY Rooftop Office Tour & Interview with Creators
I know it’s not a tiny house, but it’s pretty cool and creative isn’t it? I thought you might get some creative ideas and I just think it’s so cool I had to share because small spaces aren’t always just for living. They can also be for working or even just for hobbies, right?
- Faircompanies website
- Original article at Faircompanies
- Bold Design (the small business featured here)
- Original video on YouTube
- Our Free Daily Tiny Housing Newsletter
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