The Abod

By: Alex Covert - Published: • References: myabod & archicentral
BSB Design has developed a low-cost, high-quality, prefab house for South Africans. The entire home is shipped in one box and can be easily assembled in one day by four people, using only a supplied screwdriver and an awl. The home's shape is the Catenary Arch, a curve frequently found in nature, that makes the 10' x 12' footprint seem larger. At about US $1,500, The Abōd™ seeks to provide many families with a real housing option. Stats for African Prefab Houses Trending: Older & Buzzing
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