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MAPAs prefab house can be installed and disassembled with minimal environmental harm

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 09, 2016 01:09 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Aug 08, 2016

The Retreat in Finca Aguy was prefabricated offsite in a factory near Montevideo in a process that minimizes construction waste and saves on costs. The compact structure comprises two identical blocky modules, each measuring around 12.5 meters (41 feet) in length. A truck transported the completed modules 200 kilometers (124 miles) to Pueblo Edén, where they were lowered into place and joined together atop two intersecting stone walls. The architects also installed additional structural elements,...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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