What is Rapid type?

Rapid type is a design/build studio based on a grant from Mitsubishi to explore potential design uses and assembly techniques that are specific to using Alpolic. Research in marketing and deployment strategies of prefabricated architecture guided our approach to develop a semi-mobile food service unit as a means to test the limits of Alpolic.

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Global form exploration

Global form exploration

Honey comb Wall system

Honey comb Wall system

Boolean test 2 ( Hamburger+Hotdog)

Boolean test 2 ( Hamburger+Hotdog)

i’m looking at the relationship between two spaces, an interior and exterior.
boolean test 1

boolean test 1

PReFAb STUDIO proposal

PReFAb STUDIO proposal

Based on the class research on prefab companies,  the most successful companies sell prefab units at around $50-$200 per sq.ft and most of them sell small to medium size units.  Based on this research, we will be focus mainly on small to medium size units at about $120 per sq.ft.  In order to compete with...