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If You're Looking For Me, I'll be Out Back In My Polyhedron.

©Sergio Gomez

This cool 7.5 square meter garden or office pod was designed and built in 2009 by architect Manuel Villa with the help of architect Alberto González, as a project and resides in the backyard of a family home in Bogota, Columbia. The surrounding landscaping was designed by Ana María Largacha.

It's the perfect little habitable retreat for children or adults.

Polyhedron-shaped, the interior is built of pine wood and the structure is complete with a front deck made of teak.

©Sergio Gomez

©Sergio Gomez

Windows, glass doors and a bubble skylight bring in the natural light.

©Sergio Gomez

The interior of the polyhedron features a built-in banquet, desk and stool, cupboards and shelving.

©Sergio Gomez

From Manuel's sketch to the finished project, here's a peek at the process:

and some of the plans:

Ways the polyhedron could be adapted to various surfaces:

images are courtesy of architect Manuel Villa with six images from architectural photographer Sergio Gomez

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