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A Modest Prefab House That Appears to Float

Have you ever seen a house that appears to float? MIMA Housing has designed just that with their prefab design, MIMA Light. The brand aims to make high end architecture simple with their series of modular designs and this one is the latest with its light, minimalist appearance. Looking as if it’s levitating above the land, the home’s base is clad in mirrors that reflect the scenery around it making the bottom disappear.

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Inspired by minimalist works by artists like Donald Judd, John McCracken, and Robert Morris, the sophisticated design has a sculptural quality while still offering comfort on the interior.

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MIMA Light is produced and assembled in a factory and then transported to its final destination. The home is available in two size: MIMA Light (9 meters long) and MIMA Light Plus (12 meters long).

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Both ends of the home are outfitted with windows to keep the modest interior bright and airy.

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On the inside, the surfaces are covered in pine giving a uniform appearance that’s both elegant and minimal.

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Photos by Jose Campos – Architectural Photographer.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.