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MONOHEDRON: Andrej Cverha’s Futuristic Prefab Canvas Shelter is Highly Customizable

Posted By Taz Loomans On August 24, 2012 @ 5:48 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery,Prefab Housing | No Comments

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Cverha has a penchant for flexibility [5]; his TOTO [6] twin lamps, for example, have heads that rotate to create various levels of light. One can also see his obsession with customizable products in his AERO [7] Unisex Slippers that have an exchangeable top and bottom so you can create a individualized combination of colors each time you step into them.

As a product designer who values interaction from his end-users, it is no wonder that interaction is built it into his design for MONOHEDRON. Being able to change the level of shelter [8], it is a design that could adapt to almost every climate, from a hot desert that needs shade to a cold dark climate that craves daylight.

While the innovation behind the shape and adaptability of the prefab home [9] is striking, the actual details of how these homes would work in real-life settings remains a mystery.

+ Andrej Cverha [1]

via Yanko Design [10]

 


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[1] Andrej Cverha: https://www.facebook.com/AndrejCverhaShowcase

[2] prefab home: http://inhabitat.com/germanys-modular-solar-decathlon-entry-ecolar-has-a-rooftop-power-plant/

[3]  : http://inhabitat.com/monohedron-andrej-cverha-futuristic-prefab-canvas-shelter-is-highly-customizable/monohedron_prefab_house_andrej_cverha_8/?extend=1

[4] Image: http://inhabitat.com/monohedron-andrej-cverha-futuristic-prefab-canvas-shelter-is-highly-customizable/monohedron_prefab_house_andrej_cverha_8/

[5] flexibility: http://inhabitat.com/flexible-robot-meshworm-can-inch-its-way-into-the-tightest-spaces/

[6] TOTO: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=420040388009311&set=a.420040068009343.115746.411450165535000&type=3&theater

[7] AERO: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.481314098548606.124007.411450165535000&type=3

[8] shelter: http://inhabitat.com/shelterrainforest-self-sufficient-net-zero-longhouse-supports-sustainable-reforestation-in-malaysia/

[9] prefab home: http://inhabitat.com/prefabricated-bf-house-floats-above-the-landscape-of-castellon-province-in-spain/

[10] via Yanko Design: http://www.yankodesign.com/2012/08/17/mobile-living-with-glam/

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