Unboxed: Surprisingly Spacious Flat-Pack House on Wheels

There’s a smart new design for mobile homes by Mehdi Hidari Badie. I’ve seen it featured on Dornob.com and TreeHugger.com so far. This flat-pack house on wheels is very a futuristic design that utilizes space efficiently. What everyone seems to fail to see is that this is very much a throwback to the original flat pack homes from the 1950s. Everything old becomes new again!

The Future of Mobile Homes?

Of course, there were no solar panels in the 1950’s and the newer technology is obvious but the design implication is very much there. The use of steel, plastics, aluminum, and thermoplastic insulation is engineers dream come true. This could very well be what travel trailers and mobile homes become in the future.

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What’s your take on this mobile home design?

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8 Comments
  1. Avatar of nousha
    Nousha says

    Hi Crystal

    Any recent news on this concept? It is absolutely great, I would love to keep up to date if it ever become available.

    1. Avatar of crystal adkins
      Crystal Adkins says

      Hi Nousha,

      It looks to be a concept design that was entered into a contest. No builders have attempted them, yet.

  2. Avatar of brian irving
    Brian Irving says

    HI
    Any chance you could advise a contact for the makers , love the concept and would like to talk to them ,we are from down under (Australia) and are about to start a tiny house building community

    1. Avatar of crystal adkins
      Crystal Adkins says

      I’m sorry Brian, I believe this was just a concept home. No builder has produced it yet (but fingers crossed!)

  3. Avatar of deborah
    deborah says

    Too bad they had no interior shots. Very interesting and I love the solar part. These young designers are really stretching the envelope in a “good”way.

  4. Avatar of michele
    michele says

    Where can I get one and how much do they cost?

    1. Avatar of crystal adkins
      Crystal Adkins says

      Hi Michele! I found this awesome home on another site and I think it was just a concept home from a student and they haven’t been manufactured yet. I’d say in a few more years though we’ll be able to get something very similar. Ikea has a mobile home concept that’s a bit similar to this, too. I think they were just starting to produce them but haven’t seen anything about them in a few months.

      Sorry I couldn’t be more help!

  5. Avatar of adnan
    adnan says

    it a lovely potable thing it will make thing easy for traveling loving people. thumbs up for it and the main thing i realy like is the use of solar energy it perfect.