A multi-family community of micro-houses with shared amenities, flexible site layouts, and multiple interior program modules for individual customization that can accommodate a wide range of groups and sites.
INTERLOCK received an Honourable Mention in the 2017 Volume Zero Tiny House Design Competition
The individual dwelling unit is designed to fit on a flatbed truck within normal towing regulations so that no special permits are required for its transport.
The design of the side entry allows for adjacent units on three sides of the INTERLOCK House.
Connecting the two halves of the mobile unit creates a 250 square foot double-wide interior with a central open space that accommodates a range of uses.
Each house is an independent unit and flexible in terms of adjacent placements, allowing the INTERLOCK Community to respond to a wide variety of site conditions including topography, trees, and other features.
Multiple options for programmatic module inserts allow the space to be customized for a variety of lifestyles and living arrangements.
The INTERLOCK Community is supported with a shared kitchen/dining building, a laundry/lounge unit, gathering decks, and a community garden in conjunction with smaller scale decks and inner courtyards shared between 2 to 4 units.
The perimeter of the space is packed with program to support a large open studio space.
The modular unit site configuration results in public and semi-private courtyard spaces to support the community.