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Tetris-style blocks for customizable homes

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Tetris House offers window-walled blocks that are configurable and can be added to with additional features.

Using a similarly modular design to these mobile urban apartments, Tetris Home enables users to build configurable housing in unusual locations.


Designed by Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars of Universe Architecture, the concrete oblongs used to build the homes, as the name suggests, are based on the configurable blocks from video game Tetris. The homes comprise three units covering 1883 square feet, which users can have assembled in a variety of configurations. Further customizations are possible through attachable balconies, conservatory walls and shutters. With exterior walls composed of glass panels, Tetris Houses are designed for unusual housing locations with natural surroundings on display.

How else could contemporary homes be made customizable to suit consumers’ tastes?



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