Could a home on stilts above a parking lot offer a solution to the housing crisis?

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Small, skinny prefabricated houses placed on stilts above car parks could offer a solution for the housing crisis.

Architect Bill Dunster reckons the two-level Zed Pods are a way to provide low-cost housing in crowded cities, while making ugly and wasteful parking areas attractive and more useful.

The pods are being built by Dunster’s company Zed Factory. Each unit is thin enough to just cover two parking spaces, one behind the other, although double pods that cover four parking spaces can also be constructed.

read more at: http://www.domain.com.au/news/could-a-home-on-stilts-above-a-car-park-offer-a-solution-to-the-housing-crisis-20160420-goaj23/

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