Prefab home that can be built in just 3 days - Perrinepod
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Prefab home that can be built in just 3 days – Perrinepod

Architect Jean mic Perrine has come up with an audacious new idea – ready made, stackable, expandable pod homes. Jean mic Perrine project is named Perrinepod, and is a cute prefab home that can be built in just 3 days and withstand everything from earthquakes to cyclones. In conclusion a great choice for those who don’t like to wait. The philosophy behind Perrinepod is that the houses should be nothing more or less than its inhabitants need, and that simple design and beautiful material should be able to stand the test of time: “Living spaces have become as transient and irrelevant as fashion“. This disaster-proof prefab is not only durable, but green in its material, systems, and long life-span.

The Perrinepod comes with a Solar Edwards Heat Pump hot water system that uses refrigeration technology in reverse to heat the water. A small electric booster motor can be powered by a solar cell for the complete environmental package. As for the pricetag, the one-bedroom version, which weighs in at a hefty 114 tons, starts at $125,000, while a three-bedroom, two-bathroom pod starts at $250,000. Additionally, Perrinepods can be stacked on top of each other (up to 30 units tall!) to create larger complexes. – Via – Belowtheclouds

15 comments

  • Michael Love December 30, 2007 at 21:12 PM Login to Reply →

    Looks terrific, I love modern architecture. Just the type of thing I’m looking for. I live in a one bedroom apartment in NYC and would love to do the same in Arizona , but as a house not an apartment and you’ve done it. One question the unit you show, how many square feet? Do you have any other info on the specifications Type of flooring etc.? Does the owner supply appliances or does it come with the package. Where have they been built?

  • Junaid Ahmed December 31, 2007 at 16:37 PM Login to Reply →

    That’s a pretty nice house, and it can ready in 3-days? Hook-it-up!

  • Anon Ymous January 9, 2008 at 00:44 AM Login to Reply →

    Just imagine – 500lbs. of carbon emissions for every ton of concrete. It’s a brave new world!

  • xenophobe January 28, 2008 at 16:34 PM Login to Reply →

    Ready in 3 days? lol. With a crew of maybe 20 or 30 specialists, many in different fields… and a crew of maybe another 30-50 helpers, sure. And you would have to coordinate plumbers, electricians, a structural engineer, landscaping, city maintenance and various building and code inspections….

  • John January 28, 2008 at 17:31 PM Login to Reply →

    I likeit, it’s unashamed.

  • Dana January 28, 2008 at 20:19 PM Login to Reply →

    This seems to be very easy to use!

  • woopie January 28, 2008 at 22:40 PM Login to Reply →

    Oh joy! Another “green” option for well-paid corporate 30-somethings. I guess we have to park those drones somewhere… Now where oh where will all us “resisters” find OUR “green” habitat, (without selling out to some godless multinational corporation)?

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  • Tim Key, Modular Today March 5, 2008 at 18:24 PM Login to Reply →

    Good find, this is a great example of modern green design. Just be careful since some other prefab sellers are using green sales pitches and not always backing it up with green results.

  • Polaris Kyo May 9, 2008 at 20:00 PM Login to Reply →

    With some re-vamping, this home could be fully sustainable and off-the-grid. I hope to see similar designs like these REAL soon! If they can be stacked high, then an urban self-sustained complex would be Brilliant!

    0_o

  • International Architects June 2, 2008 at 11:49 AM Login to Reply →

    Beautifully simple idea. I often wonder why people need so much space to live in nowadays – this design could lead to a simple, uncluttered home life. And with that simplicity you can easily reduce your carbon footprint.

    I wonder though what the carbon footprint of shipping such a structure would be?

  • LOVE IT! June 22, 2008 at 02:24 AM Login to Reply →

    sweet

  • Al July 11, 2008 at 01:09 AM Login to Reply →

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=RG-jFNct5dU
    time lapse video of a 2 story pod being built

  • donkeyswatter June 7, 2009 at 16:25 PM Login to Reply →

    I got to make a brownie pile @ the house museum today… Yay, for me and the water fountain
    that I made mud logs in.. thanks for home fotos.

  • maya February 11, 2010 at 17:05 PM Login to Reply →

    Looks awesome! I wish we could see the architectural plan of the house. The pictures aren’t adequate.