Folding Home by AMC Box (Model A2238 – 2ba/2bd)

Folding Home by AMC Box (Model A2238 – 2ba/2bd)
July 29, 2020 Charly Ligety

2-Bed/2-Bath Folding Home (Model A2238)

Concept Owner / Company: Saint Minda Housing Solutions (aka AMC Box)
Website: www.amcbox.com
Contact: ivy@amcbox.com

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

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.
Manufacturer Identified Yes
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.
R-value (insulation)
Risk Category
Roof Load (PSF) 44.2 PSF
Indoor Clearance Height (ft)
Waterproof? Yes
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.

Budget

 

Item Cost ($) Notes
Materials $26,688
Labor $1,578
Delivery $1,700
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Budget Total $29,966
Total Per Bed $7,492
Total Per Unit $29,966
Add-on Items
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

Timing

Design (days) 0
Production (days) 7
Site Prep (days) 0
Delivery (days) 20
Total (days) 27
Amount in Inventory (#)
Production Capacity For batch order, we can finish 60 units in 2 months
Production Location China
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