Architecture duo Micaela Colella and Maurizio Barberio designed this beautiful prefab wooden home that can be completely recycled. Unboxed is based on the typical Mediterranean house and represents a more sustainable alternative to masonry or frame structure buildings. Thanks to its innovative foundation made of steel, the house can be removed from the site while minimizing or completely eliminating excavation.
The high standardization of the modules and their total prefabrication allow the architects to study various solutions easily.
This goal is achieved by splitting the building in several basic structural elements designed to be mounted with all the finishes and without thermal bridges.
Thanks to an innovative foundation made of steel, which reduce or eliminate the need for excavation, the house is 100 percent recyclable.
It is also completely removable.
A low inclination roof on the top (5 percent) allows the installation of solar roof tiles (Tegosolar technology) capable of producing electricity and heat.
The house has a clear division between the living and the sleeping area with a glazed corridor or entrance in the middle: this allows residents to re-establish contact with the surrounding environment (flow of time) at each passage.