The Future of Portable Housing

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Those wondering what portable housing actually means, imagine a house that you can move around in without any hassle of building one again to a place where you move. Isn’t that amazing?

Portable housing can be fun | Credits: http://www.complex.com

We all experience that feeling when we just wish to move away to a place far away from where we reside. Most of the times we suppress that feeling for lack of options and most importantly the feasibility of such a decision. The idea of portable housing is based on these attributes of everyday human lives and challenges the idea of a conventional living space.

Let us discuss what the future holds for portable housing.

Popular, yet not so popular

Today, even though we encounter the instances of portable housing, the idea hasn’t become very popular yet. The reason for the same is that the jobs most of us are engaged in doesn’t allow us this space to roam around in a portable house and yet be accessible. On the other hand, what if you have a big family with you, would you consider living in a portable house? Probably not, so it gets restricted to holidays and special occasions. That said, the day is not far when we could literally imagine living in a portable house and spend our lives travelling and working. How so? Let’s see.

Work from home?

When you think of it, the culture of work from home is gaining importance these days, which in turn is saving a lot of money for the companies by keeping them away from huge office spaces. If the same get to grow bigger, the portable housing can very much become a common choice for our and the coming generation.

Increasing cost of living space

You can spend less than 10 percent on building a portable house for yourself in comparison to buying a new home. So, why not? You get to travel, you get to discover new places and you save big bucks for your family.

Can you live in a portable house forever? | Credit: www.ignant.com 

Portable Housing for all?

No! Portable housing is not for all when you think of it. Not everyone out there could manage their life in a portable house with kids, elders or any other family member if you want to have it for a long period of time. What you call an adventure, could be a nightmare for other people. But you can always try first and decide for yourself.

How Favorable is it?

Portable housing in an urban area is a problem, at least for now. The parking space that it requires and the constant torture of overpopulation in cities could be a big hurdle to your peaceful space inside the portable house.

Most of the people take their portable houses to open areas where there is hardly any problem with respect to space. It is more favourable and livable. Maybe down the line, the governments will find a way to make way for parking for portable housing, won’t that be incredible?

What to do now?

Do what you want to do. Even if you choose to come back for the unsuccessful adventure with portable housing, you can always dismantle it and back to living like you were and then again the day you want to take it again for a ride, then do it. Given that it is not a trend today, doesn’e mean that it isn’t worth it.