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PREFAB FRIDAY: I-Rise Housing By Geotectura

Posted By Jorge Chapa On May 11, 2007 @ 1:25 am In Architecture,Green Building,Prefab Housing | 6 Comments

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You might have seen our previous posts [2] on Geotectura [3]– from turning air into water [2] and electromagnetic skyscrapers [4], Joseph Cory has a list of very intriguing projects, and I-RISE [5] is no exception. Selected as a runner up for the Metropolis Magazine Next Generation [6] Competition, I-RISE [6] is a multi-story prefab residential unit designed to have the smallest possible footprint, both on the site and in an ecological sense. Its intention is to create a modular structure that is simple to build, yet flexible enough to accommodate the changing needs of its occupants.

Designed by Joseph Cory and Eyal Malka [3], I-RISE [6] contains the infrastructure required for generating renewable energy as well as the collection and treatment of rainwater and solid waste. This is another intriguing proposal from Geotectura [3], and more information and images can be seen on their website [3]. And for more information on this and the other projects featured in the Next Generation [6] contest check out the May issue of Metropolis Magazine [7].

+ I-RISE @ Geotectura [5]
+ Metropolis Magazine Next Generation [6]

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/05/11/metropolis%e2%80%99-next-generation-i-rise/

[2] previous posts: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/04/16/watair-turning-air-into-water/

[3] Geotectura: http://www.geotectura.com/

[4] electromagnetic skyscrapers: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/04/16/geotectura-joseph-corys-sustainble-architecture/

[5] I-RISE: http://www.geocities.com/geotectura/11.html

[6] Metropolis Magazine Next Generation: http://www.metropolismag.com/cda/story.php?artid=2642

[7] Metropolis Magazine: http://www.metropolismag.com/

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