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Pop Blocks Prefab House, Oxley

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This is our fully prefabricated, modular Pop Blocks house – It uses 4 x 40ft shipping containers, to achieve a 3-bedroom family home with study, 2 bathrooms, large entertainment deck, upper level balcony and roof garden. It has floor to ceiling glass throughout, natural timber veneer internal walls and ceilings, and solid bamboo floors. In this project we have clad the containers  to a large extent, but are interested in peeling away these layers to reveal the structural form and true nature of the project. (Also it was mega-cheap to build)

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Pop Blocks Prefab Granny Flat Launch

By | Containers, Residential | 3 Comments

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Cargotecture- HyBrid Art & Architecture, Enumclaw WaFuture City Architects is launching Pop Blocks, a new off-the-shelf, prefabricated, modular granny flat. You can customise your order from a single 15m² module for a backyard art studio, up to a 3-storey apartment with custom colours, cladding, solar panels and roof gardens.

 

Pop Blocks are the most affordable alternative to renovation, and can be rented out, providing immediate and very high return on investment.

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 Your piece of bespoke backyard modernism can be fully installed in 6 weeks from ordering, with no council application. As part of our launch we are offering significant discounts on the first few projects, so get in touch and we’ll give you all the details.

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2-Storey Option

Highgate Hill Renovation

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2-Storey Option 3-Storey OptionOpulent new entertainment spaces for nightclub owner client, whose brief was to retain the existing house for rental, and have completely separate very large luxury 2 bedroom courtyard apartment at the rear. This project involves the lifting of an existing workers cottage, and excavating to produce clear spanning double height living volumes beneath, a large mezzanine bedroom extension, large indoor/ outdoor kitchen, and pool courtyard area. In this project the entire ground floor is the pool area eliminating pool fencing. There is one internal waist height door on Level 1 which acts as the pool area gate. Construction Documentation Phase

 

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Prefabricated Steel Framed Duplexes

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7 prefabricated steel framed single and double storey duplex/ triplex options were produced for use in the client’s various retirement resort projects. This number of types was adequate to achieve homogenous variation across the site without noticeable repetition and preserve a sense of individualism. These duplexes were developed in close collaboration with structural engineers, utilising prefabricated steel frames for low maintenance and fast construction.

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Taigum Residential and Light Industrial Community

By | Industrial, Mixed Use, Residential | No Comments

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This project is a marriage of light industrial and domestic residential. The site is on the border of these two planning zones. There are 10 houses in a row, each with its own warehouse across the road which acts as a visual and acoustic buffer to the light inidustrial zone beyond. A narrow, one-way internal road and a row of front gardens separates the 2 storey volumes of housing and warehousing forming a powerful corridor volume. This is heavily landscaped recreation and circulation zone will balance the industrial warehouse aesthetics of the houses and the warehouses.
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