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On the heels of the port-a-bach comes news of the iPad, another prefab "bach" (see note below) from New Zealand:
The iPAD is a true kitset bach designed to covers a range of options; it could be a one bedroom holiday home, secondary dwelling, granny flat, office, studio or resort unit to name but a few.
size: 530 sf (~1,100 sf with decks)
price: NZ$125,000 (~$97,000)
how: complete modules or kit
Bach = "small structures like beach huts or small holiday homes" (from Shedworking)
(Hat tip: Materialicio.us)
Port-a-bach is a product from atelierworkshop, a New Zealand firm:
Our architecture seeks to reveal the landscape and the environment through innovation and common sense.... Without compromising on design, we put priority on finding sustainable solutions.
The holiday home concept is built in a standard shipping container:
Additional features include:
- fully enclosed exterior steel shell (when folded up).
Be sure to check out the video of the home unfolding on their site.
bedrooms: "sleeps two adults and two children"
how: shipping containers