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SUMMARY Fully-Furnished Modular Homes Can Be Assembled in Just 3 Days

09:00 - 30 December, 2015

Text description provided by the architects. The result of a research and development project, the Gomos modular system is an effective response to the contemporary need to simplify and speed up the construction process.  Composed of reinforced concrete modules, it is a scalable system in which each module leaves the factory completely ready, including all interior and exterior finishes, insulation, window frames, water and electricity and even the fixed furniture pieces. The on site assembly can be completed in just a few days by joining the modules together. The construction process can thus be broken down into four phases: production of the structure; installation of finishes and facilities; transportation; and assembly.

House in Serra de Freita / Oficina d'Arquitectura

00:00 - 3 May, 2012
House in Serra de Freita / Oficina d'Arquitectura, Courtesy of Oficina d’Arquitectura
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Arouca, Portugal
  • Category

  • Architects in charge

    Florêncio da Costa, José Pinho
  • Area

    316.0 m2