ArchiBlox’s Carbon Positive Prefab House

The Australian company Archiblox recently revealed what they claim to be the world’s first carbon positive prefab house. The prefab units are designed to be more environmentally-friendly by reducing embodied energy, and making use of renewable technologies.

The prototype was first displayed in Melbourne City Square on February 8th. Archiblox, who produce prefab houses […]

The Prefab Bioclimatic House 3.0 by NOEM

Designed by Spanish architecture studio NOEM, the Bioclimatic House 3.0 is a smart house that’s made use of technology from its inception, through to the final product. Being a smart home, it’s possible to automate and monitor a host of features, allowing it to reduce its energy usage.

Set in Castellón, Spain, the owners of […]

viVood – A Prefab Tiny House Powered By Solar Panels

viVood is a prefabricated timber dwelling that has been designed by a group of Spanish architects and engineers. The lead designer, Daniel Mayo Pardo, wanted to create a tiny house that was both energy efficient, modular and cost effective.

The viVood unit comes with its own array of solar panels, taking advantage of Spain’s […]

House Sømme by Knut Hjeltnes – Small House for 8 People

Called House Sømme and designed by the Norwegian architecture firm, Knut Hjeltnes, this small prefabricated house in Oslo aims to make the most of the space available to it. Over the past few years Oslo has seen a number of large villa-like sites, and houses pop up. House Sømme has taken a different approach […]

The Prefab Y-Cube by Richard Rogers Tackles UK Housing

Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners on the behalf of a YMCA, the Y-Cube is a 26 square meter (280 square feet) prefabricated tiny house that serves as a prototype for future developments. The YMCA asked the architects to create an affordable dwelling for residents that were making the transition from the non-profit […]

HARWYN Pods – A Modular Garden Space by Jason Fremder

Jason Fremder, a designer based in Melbourne, created the Harwyn pod after failing to find a suitable work studio that met his needs – peace and quiet. Fuelled by the lack options, Fremder set to work on his own personal workspace that could be used as a garden office and as a recreational space.

To […]