Buhaus Modular Pod

Buhaus Modular Pod
August 4, 2020 Charly Ligety

Buhaus Modular Pod

Concept Owner / Company: Buhaus
Website: https://buhaus.com/
Contact: nate@buhausbuilt.com

Buhaus is 160 sq feet customizable pre-permitted container home designed for indoor/outdoor living with fire resistant materials, and off-grid capabilities. Buhaus has a clean, geometric form, and focus on functionality. Each module is equipped with a bedroom and bathroom space.

  • Quoted Total Cost: $48,000
  • Planned Occupancy (1 person/bed): 2 beds
  • Estimated Cost Per Bed: $24,000
  • Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 160 sqft
  • Quote Includes # Units: 2 units
  • Used for Shelter Before: Yes, examples in the U.S.
  • Readiness: Nearly Ready (Prior Use Cases)
  • In Stock / Ready to Ship Today: No
  • Manufacturer Identified and Available: N/A
  • Setup Speed: #0 days, made to order in factory
  • Setup Difficulty: Low skill (RV, tent)
  • % Built Onsite: <10% – Arrives Ready, Almost All Built/Assembled Off-Site
  • Portability: Semi-Mobile (detachable, minor disassembly)
  • Intended Use of Shelter: Medium Term (1-10 years)


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