Transition Unit 001
A4AC ARCHITECTS is an innovative pod builders and designers, who recently designed and built a small housing unit for informal settlements in South-Africa. This project is aimed at improving the lives of people in their current situation. Find out more about this and other projects to see how A4AC ARCHITECTS is making a difference.
The unit is designed to suit its context, but to be an improved contemporary version.
The existing shack was replaced by the new unit. The elements were prefabricated and transported to site.
The unit was flat packed and transported from the AFAC workshop to the site in the Kameeldrift informal settlement (Pretoria)
The unit was erected on site by AFAC and community members from Youth-Zones
The door of the unit acts as an opening and a shade roof.
The window has a 3 layer section for a maximum insulation level.
Double skin facade
The unit has a double skin facade for ultimate thermal performance during summer and winter.