A Rotating Wall Allows This Apartment To Change Its Layout In Minutes

Living big in a small home is something that more and more people are familiar with, with lots of projects being developed specifically with this objective in mind. The MJE apartment is a cool project developed by  as part of the Little Big Houses initiative. The space was designed for a couple living in Mexico and is meant to serve as a comfortable home for its owners and their guests.

Thanks to the moving wall unit at the center of the apartment, the layout is very flexible and adaptableView in gallery
Thanks to the moving wall unit at the center of the apartment, the layout is very flexible and adaptable
In addition to delineating the spaces, the moving wall is also packed with functionality and storage modulesView in gallery
In addition to delineating the spaces, the moving wall is also packed with functionality and storage modules
Moving the wall and changing the layout of the apartment takes less than a minute which is very practicalView in gallery
Moving the wall and changing the layout of the apartment takes less than a minute which is very practical

What’s surprising in this case is the fact that the home doesn’t have a fixed and well-defined layout. Instead this is an apartment with movable walls which allow it to change its layout and dynamic based on the needs of the inhabitants. At the center of the space there’s a rotating unit which is able to transform the apartment in a matter of minutes. The position of the unit delineates the internal layout of the space, making it possible to add one or two bedrooms whenever needed. Other cool and space-efficient features such as the wall beds increase the flexibility even more.

The flexible layout of the apartment allows it to incorporate a variety of functions and features into a small spaceView in gallery
The flexible layout of the apartment allows it to incorporate a variety of functions and features into a small space
The floor plan can also remain open which is great when entertaining large groupsView in gallery
The floor plan can also remain open which is great when entertaining large groups
Most of the furniture is incorporated into the wall units and dividers, including most of the storageView in gallery
Most of the furniture is incorporated into the wall units and dividers, including most of the storage
The walls and ceiling are white and this ensures a bright and open ambiance throughout the apartmentView in gallery
The walls and ceiling are white and this ensures a bright and open ambiance throughout the apartment
The furniture is white as well and this greatly contributes to an overall feeling of openness and a breezy ambianceView in gallery
The furniture is white as well and this greatly contributes to an overall feeling of openness and a breezy ambiance
The bedroom area features two fold-down wall beds which frame the large windowsView in gallery
The bedroom area features two fold-down wall beds which frame the large windows
Thanks to the ingenious moving wall idea, the same space can serve multiple functions and purposesView in gallery
Thanks to the ingenious moving wall idea, the same space can serve multiple functions and purposes
A change in layout also brings with it a change in the ambiance and the dynamic of the apartmentView in gallery
A change in layout also brings with it a change in the ambiance and the dynamic of the apartment