In the experience area Factory of Ideas, visitors could build their own miniature living unit from colorful building blocks in different shapes and materials. The requirements and personality of each individual needs to be considered when it comes to designing co-living spaces: “We believe the quality of a living space is determined by how well the residents identify with their home,” says Oke Hauser, creative lead of MINI Living.
Through such playful interactions, co-living residents could be included in the design process, which might foster community engagement and a sense of belonging to the space. With this installation “Build by all”, MINI Living created a possible framework for creative collaboration that they believe could be one example in how the future role of architects and residents of co-living spaces will develop.
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We are curious if this is a first glimpse into the inside of the co-living complex that MINI is currently building in Shanghai to transform a disused paint factory complex into a new neighborhood.