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

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Lounge in a Box

Planet 3 Studios: office in a box

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Z Box by Dan Hisel

Mobile wooden venue by Cristina Monteiro

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Toshihiko Suzuki architectural furniture

Sleepbox a tiny room in a box for airports and stations

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Portable Room in a Box

Shopping Cart Pop Up Camper

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My Space fold up play space

Boxetti Bedroom in a Box

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Pull-Out Dining Room