Suddenly everyone is talking about modular housing as a way to solve the housing crisis, with experts ranging from Legal and General to Laing O’Rourke and astudio leading the way
— The Estates Gazette


London is struggling to accommodate the demand for housing and workspace. This is resulting in a considerable shortage of homes, which in turn is increasing pressure on businesses. The result is a situation where the focus should be on delivering both new homes and new jobs. astudio modular design offers an innovative modular housing, servicing housing need and delivering on design quality, programme & cost efficiency, sustainability and flexibility.  


design quality

astudio are an award-winning architecture practice, dedicated to delivering world-class sustainable design solutions, that enhance communities and the surrounding environment.  With partners we have developed an off-site prefabricated volumetric solution to address immediate housing needs.  In ensuring a cost efficient and rapid deliverable solution it has been imperative that design would not be compromised.  

programme and cost efficiency 

astudio's design of the modular building system can reduce programme length by 50% (saving over 75% in building time).  The modular building system offers many advantages such as: the ability to deliver top quality materials at reduced cost, constant quality control, excellent finishing, and embedded sustainability. 


astudio modular housing product is designed to touch the ground lightly, providing the potential for off grid urban living. Designed to Code for Sustainable homes level 4 and PassivHaus energy performance standards, reducing the environmental footprint of the development. The system uses existing methods of manufacture and construction, this allows to test and guarantee environmental performance in a factory setting, as well as reducing material waste and energy in the fabrication process. 


astudio modular system allows for flexibility in module arrangements and in façade treatment to allow for customised solutions that are adaptable to specific site requirements and sympathetic to the context of the local area. As temporary or permanent units housing can respond to the changing needs of the client or the site.