“Prefab goes in disguise with these sleek tiny dwellings from Estonian company ÖÖD. With mirrored glass facades—reminiscent of Portuguese prefabs inspired by minimalist artists—ÖÖD homes blend into their surroundings, appearing especially sublime in rural or natural landscapes,” crows Curbed.
Designboom sings, “ÖÖD promises that in eight hours anyone can build up their own pre-fabricated house or even start an accommodation business similar to AirBnB. The concept, born in Estonia, introduces the ÖÖD house / hotel room as a well-designed, mini dwelling offering a compact but comfortable 200 square feet space composed of a bed, kitchenette and bathroom.”
Treehugger trumpets, “Mirrored glass prefab from ÖÖD is an instant AirBnB.”
Meet ÖÖD, $50,000 Estonian Mirrored PreFab
The unit is designed to be a hotel room type of structure. With stylish mirrored glass, and iconic styling that oozes class, the units are a cool $250 per square foot, so no threat to HUD Code manufactured homes most aggressive price point.
ÖÖD is another reminder, though, that the media croons over prefab, tiny houses and even pricey prefabs. In a recent report, we noted that CNN favorably touted modular and prefab homes.
Some industry pros might wonder…where’s the love for manufactured homes?
Love for the HUD Code’s manufactured homes is out there, increasingly, to be sure – as MHLivingNews routinely reports. But there’s more downer stories than positive ones, a fact the industry’s professionals must routinely respond to as they arise.
But the hunger and thirst for stylish, affordable factory built homes is there for those in the HUD Code industry – and other parts of factory built housing – for all of those with the eyes to see. ##
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Submitted by Soheyla Kovach to the Daily Business News on MHProNews.com.