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smart building — prefab is not a dirty wordA lot of people don't trust prefab. Why this reputation? And is it justified?

news — Industrial building for your homeIn the recent edition of Trends Magazine, Filip explains our philosophy, ways of working and vision of the future.

sustainable building - what is LVL and why do we love it?Our Skilpods aren't made from any old regular wood, but special, industrial-strength LVL. We love this type of wood for a variety of reasons.

sustainability — how long does a wooden house last?Belgians stick to their much-loved bricks. Some fear a wooden house can't stand the test of time. But is this founded in reality?

building process — what to look for when trying to find a building plot for your SkilpodSo you're sold on the Skilpod concept, but still looking for a piece of land? There are a few things you need to consider, but not as many as you might expect.

smart building — how do we protect your Skilpod from moisture?There's no way around it: it rains a lot in Belgium. So what impact does this have on a timber frame home like our Skilpods? How do we protect them from moisture?

unusually fast - building a home in a few weeksBuilding a home in only a few weeks. It seems absurd when compared to 'normal' building projects. But we don't like to get bogged down by what other people's 'normal'.

sustainable building — what makes Skilpods sustainable?Anyone that wants to be future-proof has to take sustainability into account. In everything we do, we look at the ecological impact. Find out what makes us sustainable.

construction process — how do we install a SkilpodIt's spectacular and special: the installation of a Skilpod. Our customers always want to witness it when the moment arrives

smart building — how quiet is a wooden house?How are the acoustics of a Skilpod? What measures do we take to keep the noise out of our Skilpods?

news — look, your home is just around the cornerNot ready to buy yet? Perhaps the Cocosi rental formula is a good alternative. Rent a Skilpod.

news — Skilpod wins Thor Award for initiator of the yearOn the 29th of January, we got crowned Initiator of the Year by the Bouwunie. Were very proud of this award and will give it a prominent place in our workshop.

sustainability — is it still a good idea to install solar panels?Now that the reverse meter is being phased out, does it still make sense to install solar panels? Spoiler alert: yes.

news — a factory-made homeIn their 22 October edition, Trends Magazine focused on innovation in the construction sector. Of course, we had to be featured in this special.

news — Skilpod ready for international growthThanks to a participation of Groep Cretskens, U2P Group and Groep Van Roey we can take the next step in the building revolution

sustainable building — Skilpods on a boatWe love questioning the standard ways of doing things, in every step of the process. Why use trucks, when the building project is next a body of water?

news — Skilpod wins JCI AwardOn 20 March 2019 one of our founders, Filip Timmermans, won the JCI Award for young entrepreneurs.