Somewhere in the grey area between architecture and gadgets lies the room-in-a box—an unholy chimera of comfortable seating and multi-tool functionality. Our friends at Oobject have assembled twelve of the best-designed examples of these portable domiciles.


Also check out these examples of instant architecture, some other examples of ant architecture, and these 15 odd pods.

Casulo room in a box

Lounge in a Box

Planet 3 Studios: office in a box

Z Box by Dan Hisel

Mobile wooden venue by Cristina Monteiro

Toshihiko Suzuki architectural furniture

Sleepbox a tiny room in a box for airports and stations

Portable Room in a Box

Shopping Cart Pop Up Camper

My Space fold up play space

Boxetti Bedroom in a Box

Pull-Out Dining Room