February 1, 2008 In the latest news from the IKEA affordable housing project
in the UK, the first BoKlok display home has been unveiled in Gateshead. A two-bedroom apartment has been fitted out, along with a two-bedroom unit converted to an office/marketing complex that features a BoKlok exhibition area. The apartment and the unit are open now for the public to view.
October 22, 2007 Following our report
earlier this month that applications had opened for the innovative
housing project in the UK, approval has been granted for even more of the homes to be built at Gateshead in the UK.
October 8, 2007 IKEA has accepted applications from potential homeowners for the first release of Boklok houses
in the UK. Gizmag has been following the progress of this innovative housing development that aims to create affordable and sustainable housing to offer space and flexibility to low income families.
May 18, 2007 The popular BoKlok affordable housing project gained momentum in the UK on Wednesday with the announcement that Live Smart @ Home have applied to almost quadruple the number of properties the company is building. The stylish and efficient factory-fabricated family homes, which we previewed last month
, are soon to go on sale, and likely to disappear fast.
April 16, 2007 Built in a quality-controlled factory, delivered and assembled in a day. The BoKlok
(pronounced Boo Clook
) housing concept, a partnership between property company Live Smart @ Home
and Swedish furniture giant IKEA
is only months away from bringing the average UK family a stylish, efficient and affordable housing option.