The pre-fabricated homes have caused a revolution in the modern architecture market. The current housing crisis means we need to rethink the approach to architecture and housing. KODA and HebHomes are radicalising the design world, by taking inspiration from Jean Prouvé.
Just like ByALEX furniture, the pre-fabricated homes can be relocated, used for multiple purposes and even piled up on top of each other to create a complex cluster. Space saving is the name of the game. Read about how these revolutionary trends are shaping the way we live.
The Estonian firm Kodasema developed KODA, the first house which can be built in a day and transported on the back of a lorry. They offer a £150k package which covers the planning and building regulations, delivery costs, site preparation, and installation. It is a flexible, adaptable and eco-friendly house which offers many possibilities from an office space to retail and living. Built using low-carbon materials, the sustainable houses are well insulated. The concrete walls control the temperature and noise levels to keep the occupant comfortable and at ease. All you need set up your own demountable house is a small plot of land with access to water, sewerage, and electricity. And because they come all-in-one, you can start your minimalist life in a blink of an eye.
Architecture like this has learnt a lot from pioneers like Jean Prouvé, the farther of prefabrication. In 1949, his project Maison Aluminium Métropole won the government-run competition to provide a solution to the housing and teaching crisis in rural areas of France. 15 of the Prouvé’s completed designs managed to set the new trend in modern architecture. As a result, the pre-fabricated homes have been becoming an increasingly popular alternative in the property market ever since. The structures are easy to build and relocate, and as such they represent a minimalist living solution accessible worldwide.
HebHomes is a Scottish company providing energy efficient kit houses to create homes tailored to any needs. As such, it contributes to improving the quality of living in Scotland and enables people to design their dream home. Thanks to the testing against Hurricanes, the business is both, a commercial and a social one. In other words, HebHomes are a great solution for customers in crisis, be it a natural disaster or a housing shortage.
KODA and HebHomes are providing affordable solutions to various problems in multiple environments – from stores to bedrooms. Both brands are great examples of a flexible architecture which is well made, modern and effortlessly functional. By effectively tackling one of the current social issues it embodies the definition of a good design. It answers a need with a genuine story, considerate to materials and with a timeless aesthetic.
Neither brand wastes energy nor resources on creating overly decorated objects with unclear purpose. Instead, the brands stand by purity in creating solutions which are clear, understandable and affective. When creating a minimalist space, think twice about what furniture and decoration to choose. As a strong supporter of minimalism, ByALEX creates multi-purpose, flexible and versatile pieces with the power to elevate your home from bulky spacious home.
Overall, to transform your house or apartment, you should take one step at a time. Maybe you start with a piece of furniture before exploring in more detail the benefits of pre-fabricated homes. Remember, becoming a minimalist is not an easy task and consistency is key. So, are you ready to make a change?