The tile-clad addition to this existing home in Yangqing, China hosts the entry, dining room, and kitchen.
One end of the home connects to the existing access path, which helped make construction to the site as minimal as possible. Edwards also positioned the property so that a studio space could be built below in the future.
The property was meant to fade into its surroundings, which it does at a distance.
A deck on the southside of the home is the perfect place to take in the ocean view.
The trailer's fiberglass structure was styled by automotive designer Bryan Thompson.
Entryway decor comes in the form of a wood--- by--- and a row of locally procured cacti.
Qn the opposite end of the covered patio the Smirkes built two long benches that overlook the open desert. The canvas is a flag they had made by Lindsay Smith of Makers Workshop that says, “Joshua Tree Est. 1957” the year the original cabin was constructed.
Wood paneling and a platform bed was a perfect solution for fitting a king-sized bed into a small space.
A glass-enclosed shower helps increased the sense of space in the tiny bathroom.
Kathrin is also a stained glass artist and this piece is from her collection called Bands of Color.
The addition of an alfresco tub is perfect for relaxing on starry desert evenings.
Studio Batiik director Rebecca Benichou, explained that she was inspired by Moroccan style “even though no one noticed”.
The tiny patio is a perfect spot to enjoy the desert air and the starry sky.
The small table with two stools pops out.
The compact bathroom is tucked away behind one of the arches.