ALPOD-Futuristic Aluminum Pod House

PrizeWinner in Architectural Design / Mixed Use Architecture
Firm Location, Hong Kong
CompanyAluHouse Company Limited
Lead ArchitectEric Kwong
Design Team

Design to be mobile, durable and portable, ALPOD utilizes precision engineering and aeronautical technologies to bring you the future of modern living. The ALPOD is made of strong and sustainable aluminum .Due to its light and durable components it requires little to no maintenance as well as being energy efficient and environmentally friendly. An aerodynamically designed aluminum curved shell creates feeling of elegance. Glazing windows and skylights introduce excellent natural lighting. Sliding/folding doors open up the entire area and enhance ventilation. There are optional kitchens and bathroom facilities, all of which offer flexible and diverse spatial layouts. Intelligent aluminum walls provide air conditioning, power, and smart LED lighting and other systems. Every aspect of ALPOD, from the space-age aluminum exterior to the minimalistic interior, has been designed with flexibility in mind. As a result, the play-and-plug ALPOD can easily be set up in any environments. The diversified modern internal space adapts to serve as tourists resorts, RV campsites, fast- fashion mobile shops, all-weather bars, retail stores, cafes, gyms and interactive exhibition halls. This offers many fresh opportunities with portable space for different industries. ALPOD units can also be stacked one on top of another to create a futuristic looking ALPOD tower buildings, redefining metropolitan architectural landscape.