Part of the mystique of modern prefab homes is the basic premise that they can be assembled rather easily. This idea is on full display in this newly released time-lapse footage of a revamped Jean Prouvé 6 x 6 Demountable House getting built from start to finish.
This is the structure that British architecture firm Rogers Stirk Habour + Partners recently redesigned at the invitation of Prouvé collector Patrick Seguin, who has some 20 more of them stored in a French warehouse. The finished work, now appended with two cylindrical modules for a kitchen and bathroom and mobile trolleys supporting solar power generation and hot water systems, was shown at the Design Miami/Basel show in Switzerland last week.
· Time-lapse movie shows construction of Richard Rogers' revamped Prouvé house [Dezeen]
· New Spin on a Classic Prouvé Prefab Goes Off-The-Grid [Curbed]
· Meet The Man Who Has 20 Jean Prouvé Buildings Stored in a French Warehouse [Curbed]