Apartments on stilts that use solar power installed above parking lot


The development is located in the St George area of Bristol, England.

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Whether it’s sky-high apartment blocks, low-rise housing or converted shipping containers, the buildings we occupy come in all shapes and sizes.

In Bristol, England, one development is attempting to address the city’s housing needs through a modular design that places a focus on rapid construction and sustainability.

Last week, 11 factory-assembled apartments that stand on stilts were, with the help of cranes, installed above an open air parking lot in the St George area of the city, in southwest England.

The structures were designed by a firm called Zed Pods and have a number of sustainable features.



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