Tafline Laylin

Incredible Egg-Shaped Mobile House Extension is No Ordinary Blob

by , 06/09/11
filed under: Architecture, gallery



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Called blob vB3, the unit has a timber frame covered in a stretchy material and polyester. We’re not so certain how planet-loving polyester is, but the PUR insulation used in between the inner and outer shell certainly adds sustainability to the mix.

A fabulous example of minimalist, space-saving design, blob vB3 features all the ameneties the modern nomad needs: a kitchen, bathroom, guestroom, sleeping space, and loads of storage. And it is lit up with LED lights giving the versatile caravan something of a yolky nightime glow.

+ dmvA

Via Architizer

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6 Comments

  1. Özgür Güner November 24, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    I wonder the content of the stretchy material and polyester. I would like to know more about them.If one is informed, inform me as well please

  2. Timothy Lal December 4, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    This thing would have an extra level of awesome if it had solar panels

  3. vogel_sara21@hotmail.com vogel_sara21@hotmail.com October 8, 2012 at 11:12 pm

    HOW MUCH DOES THIS THING COST PLEASE?! I’VE LOOKED EVERYWHERE

  4. Tafline Laylin Tafline Laylin June 13, 2011 at 7:14 am

    Thanks forestmuir, I appreciate that. And will definitely look into that further.

  5. forestmuir June 9, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    I dig the design and the compactness, but I couldn’t let a blanket statement about PUR insulation go without comment. The greenness, particularly in terms of Global Warming Potential (GWP), of polyurethane foam is entirely dependent on the blowing agent used. If the PUR used in this house was HFC-blown, it’s impact could offset the energy savings gleaned from using it. See buildinggreen.com for more information.

  6. caeman June 9, 2011 at 11:47 am

    That would be cool to have in my backyard for my kids to play in.

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