modular architecture

Pod Vending Machine concept by Haseef Rafiei tackles housing demand by printing modular homes

A skyscraper 3D prints modular homes and dispenses them like a vending machine in the latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living Initiative video series. Read more

California architecture students design shelters for LA’s growing homeless population

Students at the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture have conceived a series of shelters for homeless people, ranging from a shopping cart converted into a tent structure to a tiny house made of scavenged material. Read more

IKEA Foundation CEO says adapting refugee shelter is “like playing with Lego”


Better Shelter is the latest IKEA product to be hacked, according to the head of the company’s charitable foundation, who told Dezeen the modular refugee cabin is now being used to create doctors’ surgeries and schools. Read more