Charles Moore House, Opium Den - How do unique and layering forms make a Place? Is it the fact that it is not a standard "universal" box? Do the changing levels and layers make it more habitable and give the occupant a greater connection to the space?
A cheap and quick way to separate space in a studio apartment - use pallets and a sheet of wood over the top to create a designated living room area. Also use planks from pallet to create a wooden wall to further create a sense of a separate space.