- An awesome new way to keep a roof over your head has hit the market and is taking the world by storm - a house that comes in a box and can be assembled by two people in under three hours
- The houses come in different shapes and sizes, with the smallest going for R320k million and the biggest retailing at R900k
- Their building materials have been tested through different weather conditions, which makes them suitable as permanent homes, getaways, working spaces or restaurants
Home ownership has become a goal that many individuals look forward tobut many fail to live the dream due to space and financial challenges.
That dream may soon be easier to realise courtesy of Brette Haus, a startup company that offers a foldable house - which can be moved from one place to the other - for as little as R320k.
The prefabricated house is delivered in a box with parts that can be unfolded and assembled into a complete structure in by two people in under three hours.
"Plumbing, electricity and prefabricated furniture are sustainably fixed so when you deliver it, nothing falls," said company representative Tatjana Boreckaja.
The company also offers its clients instructions on transportation as well as assembly for ease of use.
According to Boreckaja, the houses have been tested through different weather conditions and they passed, which makes them suitable as permanent homes, getaways, working spaces or business premises.
The interior features a combined living, dining and kitchen area with the open space designed to allow for a couch and dining table.
The kitchen comes with a sink and countertop that is sufficient for normal culinary activities. Next to the kitchen is a bathroom that comes complete with a shower, toilet and sink.
Upstairs, accessed by a row of stairs, offers the sleeping area, enough for a standard bed nestled below the low ceiling.
The houses come in different shapes and sizes, with the smallest going for R320k and the biggest retailing at R900k.
In other news about great inventions, Briefly.co.za previously reported on Professor Amit Mishra, who issued a challenge to engineering students at the University of Cape Town to come up with design solutions to combat the threat of Covid-19.
Rowyn Naidoo is relishing the challenge and has invented an innovative UVC lighting system that disinfects surfaces and large rooms.
The smart short-wavelength ultraviolet-C (UVC) light system is cost-effective and essentially kills the virus that causes Covid-19, as per a report by the IES Photobiology Committee.
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