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Modular Structure

Architecture shifts to favor an adaptable design for seamless city integration

Implications - Concerns regarding housing scarcity and population density has pushed design beyond simply building upwards, but designing modular structures that can be added to or shifted in the future. This aesthetic places distinct capital on the promising nature of adaptable design in both architecture and in verticals well beyond.
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Affordable Shipping Container Abodes
Affordable Shipping Container Abodes
The Alexander Street Project Gives People in Need Nice Homes
The Alexander Street Project cleverly provides low-income families and women at risk of homelessness with extremely affordable and stylish homes. Basically this Vancouver-based project involves... MORE
Sustainable Housing Prototypes
Sustainable Housing Prototypes
This Modular House Design Can Be Made for Only $8,000
This unique modular house design has the potential to address housing problems throughout the world. The home was designed by Tatiana Bilbao and was displayed at the Chicago Biennial as a prototype... MORE
Expandable Shipping Container Homes
Expandable Shipping Container Homes
The G-Pod Dwell Home Can Easily Be Expanded to Increase Space
The G-Pod Dwell is a new shipping container home—developed by Hong Kong and Australia-based company G-Pod—that utilizes an innovative expansion-friendly design that can increase usable... MORE
Modular Micro Condos
Modular Micro Condos
These Micro Apartments are Part of NYC's Effort to Create Affordable Housing
These micro condos are being built with the support of former New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg. The ‘nArchitect’ design maximizes space so that there are 55 apartments, each 250-... MORE
Post-Disaster Housing
Post-Disaster Housing
Garrison Architects’s Housing Prototype is Efficient and Smart
The world is slowly falling victim to natural disasters from climate change so it should come as no surprise that post-disaster housing designs are in the works to make sure that people and their... MORE
Speedy Prefab Building Systems
Speedy Prefab Building Systems
Using a Prefab System, the One9 Building Went Up in Just Five Days
If you lived in Melbourne and were away for the five days it took to construct the One9 building, it would have been a total shocker to return and see that a brand new apartment complex had somehow... MORE

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