The Peak has just a 32.5 square metre footprint, but this prefab tiny house designed by Grimshaw Architects fits a lot of living in a small space. If living in a tiny house doesn't give you enough of a reason to feel smug, The Peak is designed for Nestd, a social enterprise which gives all its profits to charity Kids Under Cover...
There are a lot of quaint tiny homes around, but this isn't one of them. It is thoroughly modern with clean lines and great proportions. The exterior is clad in COLORBOND® steel with the modern lines of the LONGLINE 305® profile enhancing the home's double-height entrance. Large glass doors can spill onto an optional deck or into the landscape to connect the home to the outdoors.
Constructed from LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber), with timber from sustainable sources, the building has a low carbon footprint. It also wins a 6-star energy rating, meaning it is efficient to heat and cool.
Inside, a clever internal layout means a kitchen, bathroom, laundry, bedroom and built-in couch are integrated into a central pod. The pod is designed more like a beautiful piece of joinery and allows the living areas to face outwards towards the landscape. Plenty of storage means you can still keep your favourite or most useful possessions around and spaces within the pod have been designed with standard sizes in mind, allowing owners to customise the interior to suit their tastes.
The plywood interior gives the home a robust and warm texture. Recessed lighting is cleverly placed to highlight the grain of the timber and create indirect light throughout.
For an architect-designed tiny house, with quality finishes, The Peak also represents great value (contact Nestd for pricing), making it an affordable, sustainable and socially responsible home. You can't ask for much more than that.