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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 it

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