This modular, prefabricated home with its robust, linear shape and rusty red Cor-ten cladding was planned to use standard-size off-the-shelf materials in order to lower costs and minimize material waste.
This low maintenance, prefab building blocks winter winds but opens up to cool summer breezes, while enjoying 360-degree views of the sea and countryside of Australia’s Great Ocean Road.
Model: Bells Beach Modular House.
Green features: Passive heating via north-oriented windows, Cross-ventilation passive cooling, High-performance thermal insulation, Energy efficient lighting, Rainwater harvesting, Domestic solar hot water.
Prefab home design: Zen Architects.
Manufacturer location: Victoria, Australia.
Prefab plans: Available.