1926 - 2017 | how should we rethink the question of minimal dwelling in a shifting paradigm?

an accompanying website to "system existenzminimum". a project on show at HK PolyU Innovation Tower from 25 Apr to 5 May. at HKDI Experience Center from 18 to 28 May 2017

please share your thoughts with us
a service system to support life as in-complex as possible

a service system to support life as in-complex as possible

system existenzminimum is a speculative design addressing the pressing dwelling crisis in Hong Kong - an extremely unaffordable real estate market, an ultra-high density and a lack of spatial resonance. Under such difficult circumstances, we ask ourselves - what would a voluntary, minimal life be like? What can architecture and media do to free us from the heaviness of living?

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towards a speculative design

at system existenzminimum we explore uncommon solutions that provokes conventional thinking. Our 1st speculative design is based on 3 assumptions:

1st speculative design
towards a speculative design

system existenzminimum projects to stimulate discussion about our fundamental dwelling conditions among technological parameters of today.

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if the dwelling crisis has long been your concern, will you please share your thoughts with us?

for a better overview of system existenzminimum, please visit HK PolyU Innovation Tower from 25 Apr to 5 May; HKDI Experience Center from 18 to 28 May 2017