Net internal area including deck?
20.52 square meters / 221 square feet
What is a total area including the mezzanine?
17.28 square meters + deck 9 square meters / 186 square feet + deck 96 square feet
Are there different size options?
Each POD is a standard size. They can be coupled together in different configurations to create larger spaces.
Does it require assembly?
Yes. In order to save on transport costs the prefabricated components are assembled on site by an approved installer.
Where are the units manufactured?
Johannesburg, South Africa
Is there one POD shape with different internal configurations?
Yes, the options are endless. See some of them here, or contact us with your specific need.
What materials are used for construction?
Standard drywall construction materials: steel, aluminium, wood.
Where can I put a POD?
The POD is designed as a lightweight structure for placing anywhere where there is 24 square meters of open land. It can be installed as an on-grid POD; connected to existing services or alternatively as a stand-alone off-grid POD in more remote areas.
Does the POD need foundations?
The POD requires small footings to help distribute it's load on the specific soil type. Depending on the location it might also require earth-anchors..
Do I need approval from Council before installing a POD on my property?
Yes, in South Africa it requires approval, but as a temporary structure the approval process is much simpler compared to a permanent structure.
Can the POD be shipped to locations outside of South Africa?
The POD is not available outside of South Africa.
Can I tow my POD behind my car like a motor home?
No, a POD is designed to be transported by a professional installation team, and installed on site.
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Where can I see a POD?
The POD is almost ready for viewing. Book an appointment to visit the POD.
What does it cost?
With the first prototype completed the POD team are reviewing the costs and will be publishing more information as it becomes available.
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