Tiny Living On Hikari Box House

The Hikari Box: Simple and Efficient Tiny living


Tiny Living On Hikari Box Front

The Hikari Box offers a spacious and rich natural light tiny living with a simple building process. Designed by Derin Willians at 24 feet long, it has 79 square foot loft for a queen bed and one 23 square foot loft for storage or a twin bed on  184 square feet on the ground floor.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Sideview

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Side

Hikari means “light-filled” on Japanese. This name be reinforced by letting tons light in through fourteen windows, a glass-front door and also two skylights.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Floorplan


There are Hikari Box floorplan. At a glance you can see how this tiny space are efficiently use.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Main Area

Simple tiny living design. By no advanced curves impelmented you might able to build this cheap and fast.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Desk

Build with eco-friendly concern. many windows helps you reading/working on flying-desk/counter without helps of tablelamps.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Main Room View 2

Another side of tiny living house. Cozy seats on corner and ladders lead to the loft.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Tilt View

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Under Stairs Storage

A staircase leads to the queen loft with storage underneath inspired by Japanese step tansu chests, and there’s ample storage in the kitchen as well.

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Tiny Living On Hikari Box Bed

Skylight right under the bed. Even able to Stargazing while lie down on bed. The side loft also has dedicated skylight.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Small Kitchen

Compact and simple kitchen for tiny living

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Bathtub

Counter with sink right under the square windows.

Tiny Living On Hikari Box Toilet

The Designer considers this as the easiest tiny living they’ve ever built. They cuts out many complicated details common with gable or curved roofs, Professional builders find it simple to construct, and DIYers will benefit from some of the simplified construction details. All the plumbing is located in one corner to avoid running plumbing pipes all over the house, and the tank-less water heater is mounted inside the wall for a clean installation process.




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