Life Pod, Michael Weekes, tiny houses, affordable homes, modular houses, green architecture, plywood architecture, modular design, affordable design, natural ventilation

Michel Weekes built the 8-foot diameter Life Pod dome in 10 weeks using Luan plywood covered with TPO-thermoplastic polyolefin. The 1,200-pound dome is a 13 1/2-foot long structure designed according to the Golden Ratio principle of proportion found in nature. It offers 100 square feet of ventilated living space, a bed, kitchen, shower and sink, with a ceiling fan and oil burner heater powered by 110-volt electrical power obtained from an electrical outlet.

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 Life Pod, Michael Weekes, tiny houses, affordable homes, modular houses, green architecture, plywood architecture, modular design, affordable design, natural ventilation

Weekes started the project in an attempt to create a viable affordable housing solution which can be delivered quickly in a modular way. It also offers recreational, emergency relief and a safe dwelling option for natural disaster survivors and those looking to escape. The pod will be available at a retail price of $15,000.

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