Folding Home (Model A2238 – 2bd/2ba)
Shanghai-based AMC Box’s latest folding home – Model A2238 – combines centuries-old origami design with its latest patented hinge technology to make a home worthy of high-ranking generals and the general public alike. Unfolding from a ready-to-ship 8.5-foot wide package – this 300 square foot, 2-bedroom/2-bath home is literally reshaping how we view rapid shelter design.
Ready (In Stock)
2 residents / 2-bed/2-bath
$14,133 / resident
Long-Term/Permanent (15+ years)
|15 days offsite||1 days onsite|
Made of 100% aluminum alloy, which is much lighter than the steel house but with 117km/h wind resistance. It only takes 3 minutes by 3 people to spread out the house without a crane, so that you can move whenever & wherever you want, making it ideal for remote locations and good for camping. It’s a highly integrated house with bathroom, folding bed, LED lights, electrical socket, and an air conditioner. Can be lived in immediately when the house reaches the destination. It can be folded more than 1,000 times based on our patent hinges. A 40’HQ can hold 18 sets (11sqm/set), saving on transportation costs. Every single unit can be connected together to make bigger space as the office.
- Quoted Total Cost: $28,266
- Planned Occupancy (1 person/bed): 2 beds (1 bed/bedroom)
- Estimated Cost Per Bed: $14,133
- Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 278 sqft
- Quote Includes # Units: 1 unit
- 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: 27 days
- Setup Difficulty: Low skill (RV, tent)
- % Built Onsite: <10% – Arrives Ready, Almost All Built/Assembled Off-Site
- Portability: Mobile (on wheels)
- Intended Use of Shelter: Long Term/Permanent (15+ years)
|Design Advantages||Almost all rapid deployment houses are made of iron, and we choose aluminum because of its high texture, and aluminum does not need annual regular maintenance, will not rust, is a green material.
Many folding houses need cranes when they are installed on site. We only need forklift to unload the house. It can be spread out in 3 minutes by 3 people manually to achieve quick check-in.
When a project finishes, it can be folded up in 3 minutes and shipped in a container to the next project, truly achieving a fast, movable turnkey solution.
|Used for shelter in the U.S.?||Yes|
|Prior use examples||We have units ordered and shipped to the States, Europe, Middle East and Asia.|
|Prior use comments|
|Building experience comments||With many patents for this folding house, coupled with skilled technology, 60 houses can be built in 2 months.|
|Intended use cases||Most of this model is used for camps, but with the epidemic, it also used for the quarantine rooms. Because after we adjust the equipment inside, it is a very good medical cabin.|
|Roof Load (PSF)||44.2 PSF|
|Indoor Clearance Height (ft)|
|Professional Engineer Stamp?|
|Conforms to ICC’s Temporary Structure and Uses Code|
|Other Structural / Safety Comments||117km/h wind resistance|
|Sustainability / Green Building Certifications?|
|Materials Used / Made of:||Aluminum, Polyurethane insulation, Reinforced Fiberglass plastic|
|Disassembly / Assembly Comments:||This structure can be disassembled and assembled easily in 3 minutes by 3 people manually.|
|Ideal Mounting Surfaces||Asphalt / Parking Lot, Other|
|Anchoring Process||No anchoring needed unless specified by local requirement.|
|Total Per Bed||$7,492|
|Total Per Unit||$29,966|
|Check all items that are not included in your quote (i.e. would need to be quoted by outside party)||Basic Kitchen|
|List outside vendors needed to execute (including any architects and engineers)|
|Possible Delivery Method(s)||Regular-sized trailer|
|Site Prep (days)||0|
|Amount in Inventory (#)|
|Production Capacity||For batch order, we can finish 60 units in 2 months|