The future is modular

We are privileged to be featured in the current New Zealand Certified Builders Revere magazine (Volume 7).

A holiday home set in a remote coastal settlement in Central Hawke’s Bay exemplifies the efficiencies of off-site construction while pushing the design boundaries of a transportable home.

This modular Shoal Bay property, which sleeps 12, was built by Mark Roil and his team at Hawke’s Bay Homes and has become the perfect escape for the homeowners and their extended family and friends.

The design is led by the contour of the triangular section to maximise sunshine hours and privacy, while sleeping multiple families. Three pods for living, sleeping, and entertaining, are connected by extensive decking on three sides.

Two living and bedroom pods were built simultaneously by Mark and his team in their off-site construction facility in Hastings, meaning minimal on-site work was required. “Ten days after they were transported to site, we had completed drainage and electrical, built the connecting decks, and had received our Code of Compliance,” says Mark. A third pod, built at a later stage on-site, houses a games room, bathroom, and bunk beds for guests.

The low, monopitch roof melts into the landscape, and well-positioned joinery allows views of the community reserve and surrounding farmland. Located 400m from the ocean, the home has cedar weatherboards and vertical Shadowclad® to ensure it will withstand the coastal environment. The homeowners’ style is reflected in the light, bright European influenced interior, where neutral beachy tones partner with warm timber elements.

The end result is an affordable, modern home built to the highest quality. “I believe designing and constructing off-site homes is the way forward for the building industry,” says Mark.

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