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The latest tiny house by French firm Baluchon serves as residence and workspace to a composer, with the firm managing to squeeze a mini music studio into its living room. The home also boasts an upstairs balcony, which is a rarity in a tiny house.

 

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The latest tiny house by French firm Baluchon serves as residence and workspace to a composer, with the firm managing to squeeze a mini music studio into its living room. The home also boasts an upstairs balcony which – though not unheard of – is a definite rarity in a tiny house.

The towable home is named Tiny House Rhapsodie and reaches a total length of 6 m (19.6 ft). It’s based on a double axle trailer and finished in cedar, with aluminum accenting. Power comes from a standard RV-style hookup and it comprises a timber frame, with a mixture of cotton, linen, and hemp insulation.

Visitors enter into the the living room, which is dominated by the owner’s music gear. There’s not a whole lot of space left over but Baluchon did somehow manage to shoehorn in a sofa and a folding dining table in there too. And there’s also a projector installed for watching the owner’s extensive movie collection.

The kitchen is nearby and includes a microwave, a two-burner propane-powered stove, fridge/freezer, sink, a washing machine, some shelving, plus a pull-out pantry. The bathroom is adjacent and is accessed by a door with a decorative ship-style porthole. It contains a shower, sink, and toilet.

 

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