In its special issue about the wood industry in France, Le Moniteur magazine mentions the big construction projects that are about to change the whole industry landscape.
Entitled “wood in the starting-blocks”, the issue features three French startup companies. PopUp House is mentioned for its “ambition to disrupt the sector”, through digital tools, industrialization and the simplicity of its concept.
It’s a special series on innovation that presents PopUp House: Houses that will revolutionize living.
In both our factory, our offices, construction sites, and or houses, TF1 meets the various players in PopUp House construction. The Goal: To understand the ecological and economic assets of our buildings.
Replay (in French) : “TF 20h of TF1” on March 10, 2019.
Located in Aix-en-Provence in the south of France, PopUp House knows no frontier for its projects!
With more than 360 projects in France and Europe, we surrounded ourselves with local players in every region to try and answer all the requests.
Both by the sea and in the mountains
Demand for PopUp Houses is the highest in PACA, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées with more than 50 project in each region. Would you have thought that our passive houses were as efficient under the Provence climate as under the Alps snow?
PopUp House is well desired in Nouvelle Aquitaine and Brittany as well, with more than 30 projects in each region. The other parts of France are not left out as there are 82 houses spread everywhere!
Ever since the begining of the PopUp House adventure, people have shared with us their project from all over the world.
In 2018, 19 projects were built abroad. You can find our passive houses everywhere in Europe (and beyond): in Belgium, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and even in Georgia! Local architects and builders are working on adapting the PopUp House building system to their local regulations and constraints.
If you have a project in a European country close to France and you know a building professional there, feel free to contact us!
France3 Occitanie dug into this B&B owner’s challenge: combine luxary and ecology.
In Nimes, south of France, Manuel Mamane opened his doors and gave a tour of his 3 guest rooms and his house to the journalist.
The project was built in 2015 and is one of the first PopUp House’s projects.
This year, the Festival Science is taking place from October 6 to 14.
Thousands of free events are open to everyone, from the general public to schoolchildren and high school students. Every year, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation organizes the Science Festival for the population to discover the world of sciences and meet industry players.
PopUp House Team was thrilled to host two classes of Emile Zola High School, on Thursday, October 11th, in Aix-en-Provence. Their mission for the day was to comprehend the concept of a passive house and the technologies and engineering techniques involved in the design of a PopUp.
Our last words will be Robin’s feedback:
“The PopUp House is a fast-growing passive house that uses recyclable materials. For the next 5 years, I think up a 100% energy-autonomous PopUp House.”
Torekov, Close to the North Sea, 863 inhabitants. One may wonder where it is located. Here is a clue: IKEA.
We are talking about Sweden, a beautiful country well known for its crispy buns, great landscapes and distinctive architecture. Last Friday the magazine Sundling Kickén went in the first Nordic PopUp.
In association with the artist Emma Bernhard, Nordiska Kök has designed an atypical kitchen inspired by a Japanese atmosphere. The black and matte color of the granite contrasts with the warm tones of the wood panels to give an absolute modern result. Zen, refined and contrasted: have a look at the pictures and get inspired…