Monday, October 5, 2020

The "Anywhere (modular) House" Comes to North America

Move over tiny houses, out of the way ADU’s, a British firm is introducing what they hope will be the answer for millions of people looking at downsizing and wanting to live “anywhere”.

London-based Whitaker Studio's unique answer to this problem is a house that can be any shape and size, and go anywhere, as in the name The Anywhere House.

Prefab and modular housing was a growing industry until the onset of COVID-19, which disrupted it in a few ways. Like most of the economy, remote work and social distancing requirements slowed construction and made growth more difficult, and the industry is predicted to see an 11% decline from 2019 to 2020, with an anticipated bounce back to a $23 billion industry by 2023.

Logistics necessary for prefab housing, like trucking and shipping, were already a difficulty for the sector, further disrupted by COVID-19 as supply chains were forced to reorient around necessities.

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