At the Helsinki Design Week, the Finnish multi-disciplinary firm Casagrande revealed a unique Tikku, a brilliant prefabricated, three story, self-sufficient, environmentally friendly, micro apartment building with a footprint small enough to fit into a parking space.
Tikku is a needle of urban acupuncture, conquering the no-man’s land from the cars and tuning the city towards the organic. Many Tikkus can grow side-by-side like mushrooms and they can fuse into largeris produces its own energy with solar panels and it has dry toilets. Fresh water is carried in. Showers, saunas, laundry machines and food is around. Modern man has to die a bit in order to be reborn.