This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space

This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space

This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space From Bernardes Arquitectura and construction company Ita Construtora is Pipa House, a prefab concept designed to meet an array of clients’ needs. Its modular units allow for custom arrangements, and, as prefab, each design can be created and installed relatively quickly with minimal waste. Here, Bernardes’s prototype consists of three main volumes connected by a hallway that runs the length of the structure. The largest volume houses the kitchen and a large open-plan living/dining area, where full-height sliding glass doors open to the surroundings, making for bright and airy interiors. Down the hallway are two smaller volumes of equal size, each containing a bedroom with sliders that open onto a deck. If more bedrooms are desired, simply add …
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