these modular pods by florian marquet are designed to replace homes for future generations

these modular pods by florian marquet are designed to replace homes for future generations

shanghai-based architect florian marquet proposes ‘the org’, a second breath in the current and future housing market, contributing to the balance and equality between the young upcoming and existing elder generations. the modular system is easy to fabricate and responds to the current needs of its inhabitants.

first time ever, an actual community living space is equipped with full autonomous mobility



the org’s modules are raging from flexible workspace, green farming, e-commerce share kitchen to showering and sleeping function. the system gives the inhabitant the opportunity to be self-autonomous and independent.

each unit is a personalized living space combining comfort, flexibility, and mobility



it will be able to be ordered instantly via the app on smart-phones or other technological devices. due to the standardization and modularity, it will be easy and fast-assembling. the ordering system will give the user the advantage of personalizing the org unit based on their needs. it has been conceived to be able to move freely, giving the opportunity to the young generation to live dynamically in a city.

org factories are not only about automated manufacturing but also serve as hubs for culture and education



having a movable home is certainly part of our future. the future home needs to be part of the dynamic process that connects human and technology together rather than separating them from each other. the org is not a personal living tool, it is a sharing system.


community-friendly, the system of org is 100% shared and recyclable, making the user experience a sustainable loop


energy-efficient, the org can self-sustain itself thanks to several technological systems


the org comes in different sizes depending on the needs of its users.


customization is easily available via function modules on demand of user needs, including sleeping, cooking, gardening, gaming, working, etc.



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edited by: maria erman | designboom

  • I am having a hard time envisioning the type of future society this would work for? Besides the basic design, there’s nothing that I can appreciate about this concept. No thank you to this vision.

    dw says:
  • Here is Florian’s new project. Check this out and if you like it ,please share with your friends

    Yumiko says:
  • Interesting concept with the potential to create new disruptive businesses that safe space and time.

    Giles says:
  • I see it as a solution to a need flr space on the move. Good luck.

    Jenny says:
  • How do people get so far down the line into concept, yet be so completely out of touch?

    Simon says:
  • the people of the future will be more aware of their spatial misery

    vlade says:
  • This is so disturbing, no one connects with anyone in this version of the future. The haves play on their yacht’s and the rest of us zoom by in our glass prison cells. Not for me.

    andrew A says:
  • So, an expensive, isolated, zero-privacy, sun-cooked mobile prison cell? Please explain why anyone would find this appealing?

    ohtwo says:
  • Same as Toyota E-Palette Concept

    Martin says:

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