The home of the future is already here to stay, today

Multipod Studios sees quick-build, low-cost, ultra-energy efficient homes as the way forward

Grab the keys and get set to unpack your boxes; we are moving into the future. But before you cross the threshold and command your robo-
butler to stick the kettle on –  pause and take a moment to stand back and admire this feat of engineering.

Some of the most exciting developments in house building were on display at the recent five-day Mondial du Bâtiment event in Paris.

Companies are looking decades into the future to redesign where and how we live.

Among them is Multipod Studios in Marseille, which has developed a modular pop-up house concept that is quick to build and easy to adapt; uses low-cost, recycled materials and is so energy efficient that the firm says it requires no additional heating.

Gironde-based ICG has also developed a prototype ‘house of 2050’, built with self-cleaning ‘eco-friendly’ concrete and windows that allow people to ...

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