2021 AWARDS - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
DUPLEX AO ©STUDIO MADOUH

DUPLEX AO

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Small Architecture
Firm LocationKuwait City, Kuwait
CompanySTUDIO MADOUH
Lead ArchitectNASER MADOUH

The record breaking 3m wide micro-living concept of DUPLEX AO was designed as a prototype to fill cavities between buildings in the Middle Eastern region, specifically Kuwait, to attentively turn setbacks from wasted spaces into utilized places. The aim was to have it serve a single resident at start to eventually a family of 4. Despite the restrictions, this compact unit came to fruition to give solutions to multiple important questions concerning space efficiency, cost and time effectiveness, as well as energy saving concerns which immediately helped in raising awareness in the region.