Given the novelty that Ubuild represents, the CESUGA School of Architecture in A Coruña has decided to incorporate a seminar on this innovative construction system into its Master in Wood Construction.read more
American Society of Civil Engineers publishes an article carried out by the University of A Coruña
The Department of Construction and Architectural Structures of the U.D.C., is developing a study of Temporary Modular Constructions for Humanitarian Catastrophe Situations. One of the models developed is made with the Ubuild construction system.read more
Nature refuge in Castelo Branco, Portugal.
In a natural space between trees and rocks, a small refuge is set up to enjoy direct contact with nature. A great effort is made not to alter the environment where the cabin is located.read more
This is the smallest model in the series. It meets the habitability standards to be considered a single-family home with a single room.read more
Model 5×6 + BC
We begin the presentation of a series of models in which the use below deck is an important factor to have greater versatility of use and also proportionally reduces the cost of construction.read more
ARCHITECTURE and DESING magazine: The best companies in Galicia to build a prefabricated house.
The magazine Architecture and Design publishes an article on the best Galician companies that perform prefabricated houses. Among them stands out UBUILD as the company that manufactures homes in its entirety with wood or derivatives of wood.read more
Final images of O Soutiño House
The O Soutiño house has been finished for a while and the interior furniture is already complete. The following video shows how the interior spaces and the surroundings of the house have been.read more
Study for the rehabilitation of a stone construction
In Castilla y León there is a small traditional stone construction to which he wants to give a second chance to return to the activity. We are going to study how we can incorporate it into modern life.read more
Volumetric study for a tourist complex on the Mediterranean coast.
On a very steep slope, the feasibility of developing a tourist activity that is integrated into the terrain has been studied. The settlement of the volumes and the circulation between them has been the object of this study.read more
Assembly of housing in Teo. Fifth day.
On this fifth day of assembly, all the interior partitions of the house will be placed. Once you have all the interior divisions, you can proceed with the electrical installation and finish the plumbing.read more
The Stila Foundation and Ubuild collaborate on a housing project for homeless families in Almere, the Netherlands.
We are very excited to participate in such an honorable project, since Ubuild's vocation since its inception has been to provide solutions to people in difficult situations.read more
Assembly of housing in Teo. Fourth day, Thursday.
Thursday, fourth day of assembly. We want to finish the interior of the facade and that the envelope of the entire house is ready to be protected in case of rain.read more
Assembly of housing in Teo. Third day, Wednesday.
It is Wednesday the third day of assembly, we are going to start with the roof of the house. From now on we will be able to appreciate the exterior volume of the house.read more
Assembly of housing in Teo. Second day, Tuesday.
Today is Tuesday, we continue showing the process of assembling the house. We continue with the structure, taking good care of the layout, which is the basis for everything to fit perfectly, as planned.read more
Assembly of housing in Teo. First day, Monday.
Today Monday we begin the assembly of a single-family home. We are going to show in detail all the steps that will be taken and the precautions that must be taken so that all the construction elements fit perfectly into each other.read more
The Hammock Tree in Zakynthos. Study of the assembly of a unit of the tourist complex.
It has been necessary to develop new pieces in order to make the design that originally was primarily a concept real. In addition, it has been necessary to study in detail, how to assemble all the pieces so that the assembly is as simple as possible.read more
Seminar on Ubuild at the University School of Industrial Design at the University of La Coruña. Part 11 and last.
In part 11 and last, we reflect on the situation Ubuild is currently in and the new projects that have arisen as a result of the Casa O Soutiño. They also talk about how to face the future, with all the opportunities that are constantly appearing.read more
Seminar on Ubuild at the University School of Industrial Design at the University of La Coruña. Part 10
In part 10 we talk about the assembly of the O Soutiño house, the first house built with Ubuild. All the components of the house have already been manufactured. Manufacturing took a long time, as we took the opportunity to finish perfecting some aspects of the construction system. Now there is no going back, everything is ready and we can only put into practice all the concepts that have been developed in recent years.read more
Seminar on Ubuild at the University School of Industrial Design at the University of La Coruña. Part 9
In part 9 we talk about the O Soutiño house, the first house built with Ubuild. The elaboration of the project, the dialogue with Manuel and Silvia, knowing their wishes and illusions. To know the terrain well to get the most out of it and enrich the project. The manufacture of the construction elements, the moment of truth, where something new has to be definitively materialized that has not been done until now. The moment for which so much has been fought has finally arrived! You have to work very hard so that everything goes well.read more
Ubuild incorporates an ecological and very versatile foundation system
The KRINNER company has been developing a foundation system for many years using metal piles that are screwed into the ground instead of being driven into the ground. We think this is a very good system, and we incorporated it to improve the versatility of Ubuild.read more
The Hammock Tree in Zakynthos. A resort complex developed with Ubuild.
The studies of Alberto Corral and Novoa & Pardo are developing the project of an ecological tourist complex on a hillside on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea with the Ubuild construction system.read more
Fabricando los componentes de dos viviendas para las afueras de Santiago
Estamos en estos momentos fabricando dos viviendas que se tienen que adaptar a la normativa de Nucleo Tradicional. Esto condiciona tanto el volumen como los materiales que se pueden utilizar. Además han tenido que dar el visto bueno las oficinas de Patrimonio de la Xunta de Galicia.read more
Cotton LifeStyle chooses Ubuild to materialize some of its projects
Cotton LifeStyle is committed to promoting ecological, healthy activities that are integrated in the chosen places. Look for great versatility and a non-aggressive and environmentally friendly settlement. Easy to assemble, modify and disassemble, Ubuild is the embodiment of the ideas that Cotton LiffeStyle wants to carry out.read more
Collaboration between the University of A Coruña and Ubuild
The Department of Construction and Structures of the University of A Coruña is developing a research project on "Deployable and modular constructions for situations of humanitarian disasters". Those responsible for the research, led by the Professor of Structures Don Juan Pérez Valcárcel, have considered it appropriate to propose an Emergency Module using the Ubuild construction system due to the unique and special features that this innovative construction system provides. The Ubuild construction system has the added interest that has been conceived and developed entirely by a professional who has been trained at the University of A Coruña and has had the collaboration of Galician companies.read more
Interview with Alberto Corral, creative architect of Ubuild
We have seen how the architects these years have recovered and covered diverse fields of work, even exploring in some less common ones such as research and development of products or systems, mainly populated by other professionals.read more
o soutiño prefabricated house, a look at the whole process (video)
At this point, we have prepared a video where you can see the assembly of the house until you reach the facilities, before starting with the interior finishes. We invite you to see it to quickly understand the entire construction process with the Ubuild system.read more
ecological house o soutiño part 11
The structure, the skeleton of the house, is ensemble. Now we´ll start with the components of the façade and with the roof. All the elements have got their space in the forms of the beams and the pillars. We only need to select the constructive elements and set them in the logical order that is visible in the forms of the beams and pillars. There is no range for a mistake.read more
prefabricated house o soutiño part 10
The horizontal platform of the house must be finished in order to be able to assemble the pieces comfortably. We want to finish with all the exterior part as soon as possible to avoid problems with rain, as the weather forecast has changed. We are in Galicia.read more
modular house, o soutiño part 9
It´s time to assemble all the fabricated elements in the building site. Everything has been thought and planned so that every piece fits in with the previous one, like a huge mecano, where there is no margin for inaccuracy. There are no improvisation nor surprises, because every single piece has got its function and its place in the whole.read more
prefabricated house, o soutiño part 8
All the pieces of the house has been produced, now is time to move them to the property. In this first round we are just going to be moving the pieces that will create the outer part of it leaving the others for the second round.read more
construction of the pond for o soutiño house
Manuel, a nature lover, is going to explain us what things to keep in mind when creating a pond on our property. He is also going to walk us through all the different steps he took to create one of his own.read more
the house, the environment and the water
The water is a life element in the nature, that many people would like to incorporate in their daily bases. Having a house by the ocean and seeing the power of the waves, a cabin next to a river and contemplating how the water runs or situating your home in front of a lake or pond being able to enjoy the lives that grow thanks to itread more
wood house, o soutino part 7
The structure that supports the house in air is a basic element. It makes possible that the house is elevated over the ground in order to have clean views from inside towards the beautiful valley orienting the east. We will show how the production and ensembling is.read more
sustainable house, o soutiño part 6
All the structure of the house has already been produced. We have got the skeleton of the house and the next we will produce the remaining components of the building. The elements forming walls, floor and ceiling must be placed with perfect exactitude between beams and pillars and of course they must fit in with one another with a millimetric precision.read more
green house, o soutiño part 5
While the works continues on the land, the production of the components of the house has started in the factory. First the structure, it is the frame-work and over it the rest fo the construction elements are fitted in. To produce beams and colums is necessary to use wood machining center, because the precision of each element is measured in milimeters, in order to fit it perfectly.read more
bioclimatic architecture, o soutiño part 4
The work in the land has begun. As we atold in the part 3, we use the chestnut tree and the stone wall of the upper part as reference for placing the surface and the height of the house. In this part we will see how the stone walls are built to assemble the house over them later.read more
green architecture, o soutiño house part 3
The views from the land towards the east are spectacular, including a large valley covered mainly by Woods and some groups of dispersed houses on the horizon. There are also some elements that can spoil this interesting description and prevent from enjoyning the views clearly. We have to see how to avoid it.read more
sustainable architecture, o soutiño house part 2
All the lands have elements that make them unique. Those elements must be taken advantage of and must be enhanced. The are factors that can reduce the charm of the environment and those factors must be minimised. Now we will describe some of the positive aspects that O Soutiño has got and how they will be enhanced.read more
prefabricated and ecological house, o soutiño part 1
building a ubuild construction. This is the first publicatiion of a series that takes places during the next weeks. We will demostrate all the process of the production and ensemblind of a ubuild house.read more
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