“SYLVANIA” :: NEW AGE IN MODULAR PREFAB (Bordeaux, France)

In 2009, Aline Rodrigues-Lefort and Vincent Paredes (“l’Atelier Provisoire”) designed a new modular  wooden prefab building system , sponsored by Aquitanis. Today 12 teams of architects are  working on several architectural projects […]

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BACK TO THE PRESENT :: “TETRODON” (1960′) RELOADED (Bordeaux, Fr)

The Tetrodon (the name of a fish) is a prefab module dwelling designed in the 1960s by AUA (Atelier d’Urbanisme et d’Architecture, France), a modernist group looking to create something […]

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CONTAINER # SOLAR :: Transforming 6 Shipping Containers into a cheap Solar-Powered House (2011)

solar decathlon 2011 : Team China’s Tongji University’s students  give used shipping containers new life as adaptable, low-cost, and easily transportable living modules. Dubbed the Y Container in reference to its Y shape, the […]

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