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The Ekinoid Project Pod Provides a Prefab Solution to the Global Housing Shortage

Posted By Inhabitat On January 6, 2012 @ 11:30 am In Architecture,Prefab Housing,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments

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To adress the growing problems of the 21st century – particularly the housing shortage facing a large percentage the world’s population – the Ekinoid Project [1]focuses on creating a self-assembling, sustainable, off-the-grid town for 10,000 people that can be constructed in six months. The Ekinoid concept is designed to be easy to fabricate (ideally using no expert knowledge or skills), house a family of three or four, and take under one week to build. All parts of an Ekinoid home can be custom made to suit local climates and terrains, and be delivered on-site for construction. Structurally light, yet exceptionally strong, the Ekinoid reduces the need for raw material, and can even be recycled at the end of its estimated 100 year useful life.

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