Consonant with George Maciunas’ view, ‘homemaking is the greatest art’, Fluxhouse is testament to the notion of creating a home and not simply a house.
Envisioned by visionary architect and inventor George Maciunas in 1965, the 1,900 ft2 (176.5m2) Fluxhouse is an innovative modular building system that allows for a contemporary way of living.
It an eco-friendly design, where passive building design principles are incorporated to minimize energy use, to collect renewable energy and sustainably manage water and waste. It is also resistant to natural disasters including fires, floods, earthquakes and hurricanes.
The system consists of nine structural components, sliding nonstructural interior walls, and a service cubicle containing plumbing, heating, and kitchen appliances. A series of spaces including living and dining area, study room, bedroom, children’s room, kitchen and bathroom, unfold in a continuous loop around a lively internal courtyard. An abundance of natural sunlight is provided by the wall-height windows and the off-center zen courtyard.
Multi-functional and cost-efficient, Fluxhouse demonstrates an ideology which values organic usage over visual theatrics as a housing system designed to be sustainable in its production, construction, and use. The design is intended to give developers and occupants considerable flexibility in customizing the space to various functions.
After several years research and development of George Maciunas’ Fluxhouse, we start licensing and building limited editions of Fluxhouse, with updated engineering, refined architectural designs and technology advancements.