Family unit from river side

Family unit from river side

Frame with double glazing

Frame with double glazing

Light weight walls and panels

Light weight walls and panels

Bathroom pod delivery

Bathroom pod delivery

Custom railway door and cupboard

Custom railway door and cupboard

Dressing area

Dressing area

Bathroom pod interior

Bathroom pod interior

Kiaat writing desk and oak cladding

Kiaat writing desk and oak cladding

View from bathroom

View from bathroom

View from bedroom and lounge

View from bedroom and lounge

Outdoor lounge

Outdoor lounge

Thorntree River Lodge, Livingstone  (2017)

12 luxury modular lodges

Brief

Convert the architectural plans for 12 luxury lodges into a modular solution.  Manufacture and install the 12 units on site in Zambia

Why was modular used?

The client selected a modular approach primarily for quality reasons.  An accelerated program and a lightweight building alternative further enhanced the attractiveness of the solution.

Key features

  • bolt together structural frame with double glazed custom windows installed prior to delivery

  • pre-manufactured bathroom pods that attached to the steel structure

  • light weight steel infill panels

  • floor and roof panels with superior insulation

  • pre-manufactured joinery elements
  • full installation of all finishes, including double glazed fenestration, internal timber shutters, engineered wooden floors and cladding, vanities, teak decking, interior and exterior paint
  • superior quality, especially: aluminium corner sliding doors and security/mosquito screens, custom railway sleeper pivot doors and exterior service cupboard
  • full package including sourcing, manufacture and installation  

Does modular constuction cost less?

How does modular assist a green rating?