The firm aims to “empower communities to build their own housing” with smart, stackable, modular units.
The homes, or “Bloks”, are built to order in a factory in Vancouver and can be shipped across North America, with a cost per square foot ranging from $150 to $350.
Bloks can be stacked up to five storeys high, with the cost of each unit varying from $25,000 to $100,000.
Blokable plans to make 25 units a month at the beginning of production, aiming to build student accommodation and housing for low-income families.
The first project the firm will embark on is creating emergency shelter for the homeless. They will also build a 24-unit apartment complex in Utah.
Examples will be on show at “various locations on the West Coast through the spring and summer of 2017” with manufacturing starting in summer 2017.
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