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Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On January 23, 2006 @ 5:24 am In Architecture,Prefab Housing | 16 Comments

sunsetpod [1]

Despite looking like something straight out of Star Wars – Icosa Village’s [2] collection of “Pod” prefab shelters [3] are actually very down-to-earth. The pods are practical, affordable, and easy-to-build, with the pieces snapping together like Erector Sets. Starting around $2000, the Bucky-inspired dymaxion shelters are super cheap, and are designed to be used for a variety of recreational, promotional, and humanitarian uses.

Icosapods has a Tsunami Relief Program [4], providing Icosapods at low cost to help in the South-Asian tsunami reconstruction effort.

$2,150 from ThePod.net [3]

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2006/01/23/icosa-village-pods/sunsetpod/

[2] Icosa Village’s: http://www.icosavillage.net/about.html

[3] “Pod” prefab shelters: http://www.thepod.net/html/thepods.html

[4] Tsunami Relief Program: http://www.icosavillage.net/tsunami_reconstruction.html

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