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apr 02, 2010
pallet house

‘pallet house’ by schnetzer andreas claus and pils gregor

pallet house‘ was designed by schnetzer andreas claus and pils gregor, students
from the university of vienna. made out of reused pallets it is modular, energy efficient
and affordable making it good for low income housing.

back in 2008 they won the gaudi european student competition, for their design, which
was seeking designs for minimal houses of leisure for the XXI century on sustainable
architecture. since then they have exhibited in numerous cities in europe including venice,
vienna, linz and grenoble.

continuing their success with ‘pallet house’, the duo are currently in south africa building
a low cost unit that costs 11USD per sq foot together with the organisation ithuba skills collage.

‘pallet house’ at the venice architecture biennale 2008

inside the house

pallets were brought by water at the venice biennale 2008

the 60 square meter pallet house is constructed from 800 recycled pallets

in the evening

the ‘pallet house’ on display at linz

constructing the ‘pallet house’

on display in front of the vienna architecture museum

inside the house in vienna

discarded pallets in south africa

pallets collected

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