Pop Goes the Hidden Second Floor of This Tiny Home, Apparently

Tiny Houses NYC raises the roof up to a lofty 17 feet

By Tanner Garrity

 
Pop Goes the Hidden Second Floor of This Tiny Home, Apparently
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26 October 2018

Tiny homes, it would seem, don't care about running up the score. It wasn't enough for them to tout terraces and sunrooms ... now they've got second floors.

In what is surely the final twist of the knife for a cupboard-sized apartment near you, Tiny Houses NYC just debuted a tiny home that expands up and out to include a roomy attic. 

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Named the Devasa, the mobile dwelling's ceiling stretches from 12.5 feet tall when "down" to a lofty 17 fully activated, offering a lofted bedroom that might not be palatial, but can easily sleep a couple stowaways.

So. How does it work? Four motorized screw jacks located in each corner of the house push the ceiling up with an assist from a car battery-juiced trailer tongue. It's a bit of a process, and not one you'll want to negotiate every morning, but this could be an ideal setup for nomadic habitors. 

The first floor's none too shabby either: kitchen, living room, bathroom — nothing as exciting as the attic, but it'll get the job done just fine. 

For more information on the Devasa, head here

Images via Devasa

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