As architectural, interior and furniture design continue to overlap as disciplines, some designers are looking into the distant future and trying to figure out what the ultimate design object might be if this trend continues unabated.
Eduardo McIntosh suggests that perhaps everything we need to survive could be integrated into a single all-in-one interior-turned-furniture design – a chair, put simply, that has everything we need and replaces the traditional role of actual architecture as the essential unit of habitation.

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This chair would be inserted into abandoned structures, turning any semi-habitable space into a fully livable habitat, providing for poor people and disaster survivors with a luxury living option. While certainly more polemical than practical it does raise questions about what really is or is not essential to our lifestyle and what we really need out of our built environment.