MINI Space is an urban initiative by MINI. It's about taking part in
creative projects, competitions, events and parties - about getting
involved in "Creative Use of Space". And simply about meeting other
creative people and having a good time. In a nutshell, this website is a
hub for connecting creative people, events and projects!
"Living in a concrete pipe" - dasparkhotel by Andreas Strauss
Need a simple place to sleep without all the square footage of a standard hotel room? Crawl into one of Austrian born Andreas Strauss'
Concrete Pipe Hotel rooms and sleep in maximum comfort in a minimum amount of space. Bored of your silouette? Felipe Oliveira Baptista's
three dimensional dresses will give you a garment that doubles as a piece of artwork and provides you with a new figure.
Need a lift? Just draw a bike on the wall and ride it like South African born artist Robin Rhode does.
Think about all the creative ways to utilize the space around you: an un-leased shop, empty lot, or the backyard of your office. What more could a
roof top be than just a ceiling over your head? Perhaps an additional living space, a garden, a venue for an open air party, or maybe a sports field
high over the city skyline or...
"Creating new space for wheels" - by Robin Rhode
When Sir Alec Issigonis invented the MINI he thought of a car that maximizes use of minimum space. Keeping issues like declining energy resources in mind,
he created a functional and exciting car that is the ultimate creative use of space.
"Transforming dimensions into design" - by Felipe Oliveira Baptista
As urban dwellers we too are constantly thinking of new ways to explore or re-imagine the spaces around us to be more functional, beautiful, and available.
Open space, public space, private space, retail space, empty space, industrial space, safe space, urban space, littered space, creative space, dark space,
light space, out of space... room, wall, fabric, caravan, runway, public toilet, tourist spot, piece of paper... it's up to you.
"Creative use of space" - by Sir Alec Issigonis
MINI Space puts up an inspiring framework for you to make creative use of space. Meet people who share your passion for creativity.
Take part in projects like the MINI Design Award, the Young Directors Project and many more to come. Stay tuned and don't miss out
on upcoming creative happenings all around the globe!