The Archiblox Top 5 Small to Medium Prefab Home Designs
Looking for a clever modest sized home, that is part of a new generation of building. A house that works hard for you & your family, looks great and is kind to the environment? Sound to good to be true? Good news is it's all possible with Archiblox.
Consider some of our favourite modular homes that have a conscious footprint. These dwellings are perfectly suited for couples, down-sizers, small families or for people looking to build a holiday home. We have a wide range of styles to suite you, let us help you find the right fit.
Below, we've gathered a variety of our prefabs to provide you with a little inspiration if you're currently considering a new project of your very own.
1. Sia - Compact but Full of Life
An intimate, mindfully designed home, 'Sia' makes space for all that truly adds value to life. This 2 bedroom home has just the right amount of room that you can feel good about, no waste, just a little less space.
Sia Example - A Modern Seaside Cottage
The sustainable home design is a modern take on a fishing cottage. It has a simple but functional layout. Private sleeping quarters in the back complete with secluded outdoor shower, and an open-plan living area with kitchen in the front for sweeping views of the beautiful gardens. The properties frontage includes expansive glazed doors opening to a large deck. Accurately placed battened awnings and screens provide shade and privacy, encouraging residents to make the most of their outdoor living year round.
2. Axel - All About Family Ties
The 'Axel' provides a turning point to get life back in balance. This smart design with it's intersecting modules, hinges on it's flexibility & liveability; perfect for family life. This design also offers the ability to close of sections of the house, to provide zones which can be closed off for privacy, noise & climate control. This energy efficient home will have you embracing the T-shape in no time.
Axel Example - Coastal Connections
This family beach house lives and breathes simplicity offering a robust and easy holiday destination. This home can open up and become one with nature or retreat inwards so that the occupants can enjoy the passive solar design that allows the northern light to penetrate deep within the home. Creating warmth and comfort throughout the year.
3. Joss - The Right Direction
A two-module layout simply fit for purpose. This practical design includes separated living & sleeping modules allowing economical benefits and peace & quiet where needed. 'Joss' understands when it's play time & when we need to rest, by providing a floor plan which adjusts to your mood when required.
Joss Example - A Fun & Functional Design
The Blairgowrie house is built in an 'H Shape' configuration. The main living area is set to the front of the block capturing the northern light with a north south orientation. This gives the house an abundance of natural light and warmth from the winter sun. Custom-made joinery was fitted throughout the home, offering clever tailored spaces in all the right places to maximise the homes functionality & purpose.
4. Marlo - The Master of Mindfulness
Boasting a generous open plan kitchen and living area, 'Marlo' is excellent for social entertaining or anchoring inwards from a fast-paced world. The living area opens onto an optional expansive deck, which allows for seamless connection to nature and outdoor barbeques with family and friends. You dream it, the 'Marlo' can achieve it.
Marlo Example - Beach House Beauty
This prefab house designed by ArchiBlox for a young family looking for a sea change. To maximise quality of life, beautiful outdoor surrounds and an active lifestyle. The master bedroom fronts the street and is the commanding feature of the home complete with the shrouded window with timber panelling. These generous windows are protected from harsh summer sun, thanks to the architectural covers, but are accurately positioned throughout the home, to provide ample daylight & view pockets from every room.
5. Sunday - The Peoples Choice
One of our most popular designs, the 'Sunday' is adaptable to most sites and has 1 bedroom options all the way up to 4+ . The 'Sunday' can cater to a variety of families. The The simple 'H' layout has been carefully crafted using Japanese design principles to maximise functional areas in the home, by eliminating unused, dead space. A spacious and clever kitchen/living arrangement with a central communal island bench encourages conversation and flow-through to an optional deck, connecting the occupants to life outside.
Sunday Example - A Rural Retreat
This 3 bedroom Home is a stones throw from the iconic Wilsons Promontory, located on coastal farmland. Designed with the weather in mind, this house is clad in low maintenance materials, has raked ceilings, non toxic paints and uses passive design techniques to capture winter sun and protect from harsh winds. A large deck wraps around the homes frontage to encourage outside living. The modest dwelling is ready for off grid living and captures eco-luxe style on a budget.
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