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[baragaño]’s #bh01: How to Build a House in 80 Days

[baragaño]’s #bh01: How to Build a House in 80 Days
[baragaño]’s #bh01: How to Build a House in 80 Days, © Verónica Carreño
© Verónica Carreño

Inspired by the mass production of the automotive and aerospace industries, Spanish architects [baragaño], in collaboration with ArcelorMittal, have designed a housing model that can be completely constructed in a factory. Once completed, the house is transported to the site and installed.

The basic model [#bh01] is 39 square meters, composed of two volumes and can be easily expanded both horizontally and vertically in the future. According to the architects, it’s a method that “makes construction easier, generates less waste than traditional systems and increases the safety of personnel involved in the assembly work.”

© Mariela Apollonio © Verónica Carreño © Mariela Apollonio © Mariela Apollonio + 24

With the construction process taking just 80 working days (or about four months), the project has low costs and fast turnaround, leading to a quick return on investment. The finishes are flexible and can vary depending on the user, while the house can be easily transported to a different location.   

© Verónica Carreño
© Verónica Carreño
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio

“They’re evolving houses that offer the user the option to articulate in a simple manner future growth of the space, both horizontally and vertically, as the uses change within it, with relative ease,” add the architects. 

© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio
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* More details about the different models are available here.

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Cite: Franco, José Tomás. "[baragaño]’s #bh01: How to Build a House in 80 Days" [Casa #bh01, por [baragaño]: cómo fabricar una vivienda en 80 días] 16 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Watkins, Katie) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/777193/how-to-build-a-house-in-80-days/> ISSN 0719-8884
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