Compact and Versatile Prefabricated Wooden Accommodation



The PODhouse by ROB GmbH (Robust Outdoor Brands) of Switzerland

Although shown here in the deepest snowiest winter in Flims, Switzerland the PODhouse is not just intended for use in these wintry conditions.

This cleverly designed prefabricated wooden accommodation can be can be used for any number of purposes where extra space is needed.  Each stylish unit could become a backyard office, a spare guest room, or a secret ‘bolt hole’ for whenever you need to escape from the world.

Super insulated prefabricated wooden accommodation at the PODhotel

Compact and Versatile Prefabricated Wooden Accommodation

The examples illustrated are located in Switzerland and demonstrate just how resilient each PODhouse can be when exposed to extreme weather conditions.  The PODhotel is actually composed of a collection of separate PODhouses. Adapted to this snowy location, the insulation is sufficient to withstand the coldest of alpine winters.  Each separate guest POD is furnished with: cozy built in beds, electricity, heating, lighting and is designed to provide very comfortable accommodation even under the harshest of weather conditions.

Compact and Versatile Prefabricated Wooden Accommodation

Originally conceived as low impact housing units, this prefabricated wooden accommodation provides a “sustainable micro living environment”.  The first of these units were produced in 2003 and since then they have been tested improved and have evolved into the final design seen here.  Made ‘off site’ the disturbance to the environment during construction is minimal.  Each unit is constructed from FSC certified wood so is environmentally friendly.  For extra protection protection there are double glazed windows to keep out chill winds and reduce the impact of noise from outside

The versatility of the PODhouse prefabricated wooden accommodation

Super insulated prefabricated wooden accommodation at the PODhotel

You can never have too much space in your home.  So, the versatile PODhouse could be the answer to you gaining valuable extra space without going to the trouble of moving to a bigger house or building a costly extension.  The unobtrusive nature of each attractive wooden structure means that one would sit comfortably in numerous different locations.  If you need even more space the latest PODhouses come with easy extension modules which will increase the accommodation by up to 2 meters.  Other available accessories for your PODhouse include a solar roof panel and a terrace extension.  Just think what you could do with this versatile prefabricated wooden accommodation.

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Super insulated prefabricated wooden accommodation at the PODhotel

Super insulated prefabricated wooden accommodation at the PODhotel

Prefabricated wooden accommodation – Hut

The versatility of the PODhouse prefabricated wooden accommodation

The versatility of the PODhouse prefabricated wooden accommodation

The versatility of the PODhouse prefabricated wooden accommodation

Compact and Versatile Prefabricated Wooden Accommodation

Compact and Versatile Prefabricated Wooden Accommodation

Compact and Versatile Prefabricated Wooden Accommodation

by Jaz

POD Design+Media


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