may 11, 2018standard studio have designed the hermes city plaza student housing in rotterdam, the netherlands, that were inspired by the tiny house movement.the challenge for them was to turn a 193 square foot (18m2) space into a complete home for a student. in this case, “complete” means it is fully equipped with a toilet, shower, vanity, kitchen, dining table, desk, sofa, queen size bed and storage space.as the apartment offers no space for a vanity unit and a sink in the kitchen, both have been combined. the sink is divided by a floating panel which is on one side a sink with mirror. and on the other side, it is a sink in the kitchen with a chalkboard.here’s a closer look at the kitchen that features a shelving with lighting to keep the area bright.bamboo is preferred over other types of wood because it is strong, durable and light, yet has a warm appearance. the designers made a built-in couch and desk unit that runs along the windows.because of the wish for a queen size bed in the space, the designers used the height of the former office building to attach the bed to the ceiling, hanging 3 meters above the floor. a large wardrobe does double duty as storage and due to its design, it also acts as a sturdy staircase to the bed.here’s a look at the floor plan that shows the layout of the small space.photography by wouter van der sar | project team: wouter slot, rien pels rijcken, joyce kelder | architect building: wilsum & van loon | general contractor: duprie ...