A-Fold Houses

A-Fold Houses
July 9, 2020 Charly Ligety

A-Fold Houses

Concept Owner / Company: A-Fold Houses
Website: www.a-fold.com/
Contact: nico.dincecco@a-fold.com

A-Fold Houses are foldable A frame structures that can we setup within 3 days. The folding technique allows the home to be build and inspected in the factory to keep cost and build times low.

  • Quoted Total Cost: $171,000
  • Planned Occupancy (1 person/bed): 3 beds
  • Estimated Cost Per Bed: $57,000
  • Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 750 sqft
  • Quote Includes # Units: 1 unit
  • Used for Shelter Before: Yes, but only outside the U.S.
  • Readiness: Nearly Ready (Prior Use Cases)
  • In Stock / Ready to Ship Today: No
  • Manufacturer Identified and Available: N/A
  • Setup Speed: <90 Days
  • Setup Difficulty: Moderate (prefab assembly)
  • % Built Onsite: <10% – Arrives Ready, Almost All Built/Assembled Off-Site
  • Portability: Portable (after major disassembly)
  • Intended Use of Shelter: Long Term/Permanent (15+ years)

Design

 

Design Advantages Foldable 2 story house. 2 day setup, all inspections done in factory.
Manufacturer Identified Yes
Used for shelter in the U.S.? No, first prototype for U.S. approval currently under construction
Prior use examples 40 units have been ordered and 15 units have been installed so far (Europe only).
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