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The 8 minute building - for when you need a building quickly

Ten Fold Engineering has designed a self-deploying structure that gives you a completed building in 8 minutes! 


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Inhabitat reports that the company has said that the buildings are fully equipped as soon as they’re opened and can be stacked on top of each other. No foundations are necessary, and they add that the structures can be deployed on sloped or uneven ground. According to the company, “The components are modular so almost any arrangement of panels, doors, windows, and service pods is possible.”

The structures are designed to offer 689 square feet of space and 706 cubic feet of storage and can be transported by a standard truck. Due to the family of pin-jointed linkages, little power is required for installation and the only tool necessary for assembly is a hand-held battery drill. 

The structures are easily customized for various usages and could be deployed as medical clinics, beach houses, supermarkets and/or offices to name a few. The current cost is $129,330.










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