Wanted. Radical ideas
about houses and housing!
Reward. Get it built and upscaled.
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Winner(s) will be announced early April 2018!
These are the 5 finalists
How it works
Reinvent The Habitat aims to find new ways of living in your home. A radical departure from the traditional ways of thinking about homes and constructing homes. Namely, producing houses for half of the current cost, with 100% home happiness as the basic guiding principle. That’s our mission. So, do you have a good idea? Join the challenge by registering, using the “Join now” button. Once you submit your concept you will receive an email with a link to your personal page. This is where you set out how your idea contributes to the nine determining factors for home happiness…..
We are Thorb – The House of Revolutionary Building – and Reinvent The Habitat is an initiative by Thorb.
Thorb is a new start-up that aims to set aside conservative notions. It wants to torpedo all the old ideas about home living to make way for new, innovative approaches to building homes. Thorb was established in 2016 and is supported by investments from BAM Wonen, Eigen Haard and AM.
Collaborate for 100% Home happiness
Reinvent The Habitat encourages you to use the knowledge of other participants and parties to achieve the most distinctive concept. For instance, have a coffee with your local architect. Or have a chat with a programmer. Ideas sometimes come from the most unexpected places! Input from other people can often seriously help you achieve your eureka experience. You can find other registered participants under ‘participants’. This page also offers participants the option to contact each other enabling you, for example, to jointly come up with a total concept…..
What is home happiness?
Maximize home happiness while minimizing the cost of home living. Sounds great, but what exactly is home happiness? Thorb carried out intensive research into home happiness, in collaboration with market research agency Motivaction. The results show that there are nine happiness factors that jointly ensure home happiness…..
WHY CHANGE A FEW RULES IF YOU CAN CHANGE THE ENTIRE GAME?
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Reinvent The Habitat aims to find new ways of living in your home. A radical departure from the traditional ways of thinking about homes and constructing homes. Namely, producing houses for half of the current cost, with 100% home hapinness as the basic guiding principle. That’s our mission.
We challenge you to present a revolutionary idea for home living.
Join the challenge