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  7. Portable House ÁPH80 / Ábaton Arquitectura

Portable House ÁPH80 / Ábaton Arquitectura

  • 01:00 - 27 August, 2013
Portable House ÁPH80 / Ábaton Arquitectura
Portable House ÁPH80 / Ábaton Arquitectura, © Juan Baraja
© Juan Baraja

© Juan Baraja © Juan Baraja © Juan Baraja © Juan Baraja +21

© Juan Baraja
© Juan Baraja

ÁBATON is proud to present its brand new Project Portable Home ÁPH80: 27sq mt, sectional and for immediate placement.

© Juan Baraja
© Juan Baraja

ÁBATON has developed the ÁPH80 series as a dwelling ideal for 2 people, easily transported by road and ready to be placed almost anywhere. The proportions are the result of a thorough study by our architects’ team so that the different spaces are recognizable and the feeling indoors is one of fullness. It is a simple yet sturdy construction made of materials chosen to provide both comfort and balance. ÁPH80 embodies the principles and objectives of ÁBATON: wellbeing, environmental balance, and simplicity.

Courtesy of Ábaton Arquitectura
Courtesy of Ábaton Arquitectura

ÁPH80 has 3 different spaces measuring 27 sq mt (9x3): a living-room/kitchen, a full bathroom and double bedroom. Its gabled roof is 3,5mts high indoors. Most of the materials can be recycled and meet the sustainable criteria that ÁBATON applies to all its projects. It blends in with the environment thanks to its large openings that bring the outdoors inside. The use of wood throughout the building not only adds calmness and balance but it is also hypoallergenic. The sourced wood comes from regulated forests (will regrow to provide a wide range of other benefits such as further carbon storage, oxygen generation and forest habitat).

© Juan Baraja
© Juan Baraja

Technical Data: The outside is covered with grey cement wood board. Ventilated façade with 10cm thermal insulation around the building. Solid timber structure manufactured through numerical control; Inside timber panels made of Spanish Fir Tree dyed white. ÁPH80 has been designed and manufactured fully in Spain. Manufacturing time: 4-6 weeks. Assemby time: 1 day. Transportation by road.

© Juan Baraja
© Juan Baraja

We are currently developing simpler series which can be added to the ÁPH80 to suit every particular need, creating larger spaces and contributing to the project’s versatility.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan
Cite: "Portable House ÁPH80 / Ábaton Arquitectura" 27 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>
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Leo · November 23, 2014

what about electricity and water supply??

Sliwa · October 24, 2014

A nice example of prefabricated house can be found under

hombredelsur · September 04, 2013

Where to buy it? I have a client very interested in it.

Zaki VN · September 01, 2013

I love it. I'm wishing have one in Vietnam.

Andrew · September 04, 2013 08:14 PM

If you need designs just ask

Elba Rincon · August 29, 2013

Me encanta, cuanto pesa?

Simatphu · August 29, 2013

How much! Installed and delivered to a site in Spain?

ein architekt · August 28, 2013

i love how they're not showing the burbling diesel generator in the back, the septic tank and other necessary installations - or the eps insulation.

Patrick H · August 31, 2013 11:43 PM

Good observation... If you're going to make a portable house, why not make it off-grid?


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