Gallery: PREFAB FRIDAY: Thailand’s Modular Green Home

 

This very interesting prefab home was designed specifically for the Baan Lae Suan Fair, a home and garden expo in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme for the 2008 fair was ‘Green Home Effects’ — and the main attraction of the show was this prefab container home by Bangkok-based firms, Site-Specific and Buatalah Studios. The model home is made from four re-used shipping containers and prefabricated modules. The prototype is an attempt to re-wire the methodology behind building a comfortable and sustainably-built home while meeting the needs of a Thai family.

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  1. charlmart September 25, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    very good

  2. Modular_Thailand December 20, 2009 at 5:19 am

    Hi Bridgette Meinhold, thanks for sharing, the concept of “4Rs”– reduce, reuse, recycle and renewable is great for everyone who was looking for renovating ex-house or new house. In Thailand, the prefab modular style building is seem to be new-concept of thai people that there are not used to about it.

    However, if the prototype has met the needs and lifestyle of Thai family, prefab modular is quite interesting.

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