Modular Home Construction is a Disruptive Technology
There’s no doubt modular home construction is having an impact on the construction industry around the global. The range of solutions for any given project is ever increasing with new tech and clever business models from innovative developers and contractors. The best part is, prefab buildings are positively impacting real people’s lives. Prefab can provide quality, speed and cost advantages that are simply not achievable with conventional construction. It is a beautiful thing to see a viable product align with changes in market demand.
The following short film highlights the distinct advantages of a prefabricated steel home, and how these benefits helped a New Zealand family. With a manufacturing capacity of 4,000 houses per month, cost savings of 20% to 30% over conventional construction, and construction time periods that beat traditional construction hands down, it’s no wonder prefab building solutions are on the rise.
This home in Diamond Harbour, New Zealand was designed, manufactured, shipped, and built by one company that has created a beautiful turnkey home construction solution. The home is made from three container style all steel sections, which provide 105 square meters of living space with with three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The exterior home design options are quite flexible, offering one, two, three and four bedroom designs which can be single level dwellings or configured as stacked apartments up to 5 stories high. Internal finishing are selected from a wide range of brands and styles. All options are practical and eco-friendly. The average wood frame constructed home in New Zealand sells for $728,235 NZD ($524,710 USD).
Modular Home Construction Details:
- Total Construction Cost: $221,800 USD
- Size: 105 square meters / 1130 square feet
- Manufacture and Shipping Period: 28 days
- Total Construction Period: 14 days
- Manufactured: Guandong, China
- Construction Location: Diamond Harbour, New Zealand
- Developer: A Prefabmarket.com partner
- Structure Spects: Steel, concrete, glass and aluminium.
- Features: Anti-seismic, water and electricity material certified
- Completed: 2015