MAPA architects develops prefabricated MINIMOD residence MAPA architects develops prefabricated MINIMOD residence
feb 18, 2014

MAPA architects develops prefabricated MINIMOD residence

MAPA architects develops prefabricated MINIMOD residence
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MAPA architects has proposed a modular, adaptable and sustainable place of residence that can occupy a variety of urban and rural locations. entitled ‘MINIMOD’, the completely prefabricated design features a flexible steel frame structure that allows the client to convert the space to suit their own specific requirements.

 

the modular nature of the project ensures that the dwelling can readily be transformed depending on its composition. the expansion and addition of new units can be implemented throughout the process according to the needs and the budget of the user. the simple structure forms a close relationship with its context, offering occupants a contemporary and comfortable place of rest. potential uses range from an events showroom to, on a larger scale, a hotel complex.

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the modular nature of the project ensures that the dwelling can readily be transformed
leonardo finotti ©[email protected]leonardofinotti.com

MAPA architects MINIMOD designboom
internal spaces comprise natural materials and furnishings
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MAPA architects MINIMOD designboom
the dwelling’s sleeping area
leonardo finotti ©[email protected]leonardofinotti.com

MAPA architects MINIMOD designboom
the simple structure is allowed to form a close relationship with its context
leonardo finotti ©[email protected]leonardofinotti.com

MAPA architects MINIMOD designboom
potential uses range from a small events showroom to a larger scale hotel complex
leonardo finotti ©[email protected]leonardofinotti.com

MAPA architects MINIMOD designboom
the unit can be transported on the rear of a truck
leonardo finotti ©[email protected]leonardofinotti.com

MAPA architects MINIMOD designboom
‘MINIMOD’ being lifted into place
leonardo finotti ©[email protected]leonardofinotti.com

 

 


 

project info:

 

title: MINIMOD
year: 2013

prototype area: 27 sqm
prototype volume: 81 sqm
prototype localization: maquiné, RS, brazil

authors: MAPA architects
luciano andrades, matías carballal, rochelle castro, andrés gobba, mauricio lópez, silvio machado, camilla pereira, jaqueline lessa, alexis arbelo, pamela davyt, emiliano etchegaray, camila thiesen, pablo courreges, diego morera, isabella madureira, aldo lanzi, emiliano lago

  • Temporary residence (hotel room)… Fine.
    Permanent residence… No way!
    Why is it that I always feel this way about prefabs…? Even though the concept is fantastic…

    Donny says:
  • amazing!

    Ricardo says:
  • is that plywood ? how long will that last even if its marine grade ?

    akintunde disu says:

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