Uruguayan/Brazilian architectural firm MAPA created the Minimod in 2013.
This specific dwelling, serving as the ideal weekend escape, measures 291 square feet and is found in Maquiné, Brazil.
The Minimod prefab notion is exclusive in that many smaller sized modules such as this a single, can be combined to produce and limitless mixture of built environments.
Minimod by MAPA:
“MINIMOD proposes an modern, intelligent and sustainable option of dwelling.
Commencing from a minimum module, MINIMOD invests in customization, style and sustainability.
The manufacturing is carried out in a prefabricated method and enjoys the steel frame program technology, which lets the consumer adapt the area to his wants, picking among distinct finishes, as well as automation options.
Dependent on the composition of the modules, MINIMOD can differ the utilizes ranging from a compact refuge for weekends, a tiny showroom for occasions, up to hotels and inns, combining a more substantial amount of modules.
The modules are 100% prefabricated and elevated to a established spot by truck or disassembled into smaller sized pieces and taken to the ground for last assembly.
The growth and addition of new modules can be performed either at preliminary set up or in the middle of the approach, in accordance to the wants and budgets of the consumer.
MINIMOD is much more than a item of style, is far more than a home.
It’s practicality mixed with comfort, it is economy allied to nature, it is a distinctive knowledge of housing and modern living.
MAPA Architects it’s a binational collective that operates on architectural projects in Brazil and Uruguay. From this double geographical condition, MAPA explores the limits of non-standard manufacturing formats.
The studio has initially established itself from expert and academic grounds: 2 complementary fields that develop and form its perform.”
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