Can a folding house make housing more affordable? The internet seems to think so

A viral video of a luxury mansion being unpacked is making the rounds on the internet. The 41-second video shows how the small box-shaped container is transformed into a luxury home. In the video, employees can be seen opening the box, which turns into a magnificent residence.

Anand Mahindra, an Indian industrialist, also shared a video of the box house on his Twitter account. He appreciated the concept and expressed admiration for the engineer’s innovative thinking as he shared the video.

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Anand Mahindra Finds This Folding House Fascinating And The Internet Loves It Too

I find these inventions fascinating. Yes, they are generally profitable in India. But the need for rapid shelter provision (not only after natural disasters but also to accelerate economic growth) is so critical in a developing economy that we should explore how… https://t.co/kgNMW85gKa

β€” anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) June 2, 2023

Anand Mahindra shared the tweet on his Twitter account with the caption: “I find these inventions fascinating. Yes, they are usually not profitable in India. But the need for speed to provide shelter (not only after natural disasters but also to accelerate economic growth) is so critical in a developing economy that we should explore how to ‘Indianize’ these ideas and make them less expensive. Can @life_spaces look into this @amitsinha73?”

Accelerating hosting solutions Anand MahindraTwitter/@anandmahindra

The video shows the construction of the folding house in time-lapse mode, followed by a look inside this folding dwelling. The interior looks magnificent, just like any other property. The kitchen and bathroom of the portable house are integrated and have a built-in refrigerator, toilet and sink. This section remains upright throughout the transit. It can be attached to any base using connector plates.

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Let’s see what people say

The clip has over 565.9K views, 341 retweets, 3250 likes, 65 bookmarks, and lots of comments:

πŸ’πŸ πŸ”€πŸ“πŸ’‘βœ¨ @anandmahindra This one’s for you, sir! πŸ™Œ The Boxabl folding house, also known as Casita, is making waves. πŸ‘πŸ’¨ At 40 square meters, it’s like a studio on the go. πŸ’πŸ’ΌβœˆοΈ With a price tag of $49,500 and an installation time of just one day, it’s a game changer! β°πŸ’²πŸ’₯You…

β€” Puneet Dhiman (@puneetdheman) June 2, 2023

India has long been considered a hotspot for technological innovation. We have the opportunity to show our skills by “Indianizing” housing solutions. Consider a future where India is synonymous with cutting-edge, cost-effective and long-term housing technologies.

β€”Amit Misra (@amit6060) June 2, 2023

Modular housing is still in its early stages and has huge potential in India. It can be manufactured competitively using local materials and economies of scale. It can not only be a cost-effective and affordable housing solution for low-to-middle-income families, but also…

β€” Ray Gaur (@raygaurca) June 2, 2023

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