The project, headed up by Dot Architects, is part of the WikiHouse open source architecture platform, which makes building plans available to the public to download for free.
Vivahouse wants to create affordable housing stock by building modular prefab rooms that can be rapidly installed inside another building.
The cabins are aimed at "urban nomads," an upwardly mobile, city-hopping young professional whose concept of home has spurred a movement of flexible, stylish, hotel-like living arrangements.
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The cabins, which range from a 161-square-foot studio to a 430-square-foot, two-bedroom house, can be tweaked to include specific features like a sauna or bespoke furniture.
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Two prefab modules have parts of their mass subtracted to create a double-height entryway and covered terrace.
The tiny cabin measures only 194 square feet, but features an efficient and flexible interior that includes a small kitchen, two sleeping lofts and a seating area that doubles as a bed, and a bathroom.
Cube Haus has tapped design firms like David Adjaye Associates and Carl Turner Architects to design modular homes that can be manufactured offsite with materials like cross-laminated timber.
These prefabs can stay small—or expand as needed
Whether designed to resemble cabins or mirrored to disappear into the landscape, these eco-friendly dwellings are sure to offer something for everyone.
The modular Revier Mountain Lodge features 96 room, which have been stacked on top of each other like blocks.
The original Artist Bothy proved to be so popular that the founders are now selling the spare, off-grid shelter to the public for around $55,000 each. cs
Salvaged materials like plywood, as well as corrugated fiberglass and steel, and locally grown unseasoned timber kept construction costs low.
A selfie-worthy hotel uses mirrored glass to achieve a timeless optical illusion.
Prototype construction is already underway and the design is expected to go on sale in 2019.
Slovakian company Ecocapsule is finally starting to deliver on its first finished units.
The house is considered one of the "the pivotal works of modern architecture in America."
The slatted screens not only mimic the form of surrounding reeds and water grasses, but also provide a sense of privacy for guests.
This Oak Park two bedroom, prefab Lustron steel home is being sold for the first time.
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First-year graduate students at the Yale School of Architecture are tasked with designing and building a home for the homeless in New Haven.