The Smart-hub Community Centre is the core of each 12-tiny home neighborhood or POD. The centre is planned to include the following:
The POD Community Centre has gone through quite a transition from it's first concept. Originally conceived as a solar roof over an outdoor fire-pit, today's community centre is a social, as well utility Smart-hub. We have looked to include guest accommodations, fitness centers, meeting centers, and many other activities. We have looked at building using converted shipping containers as well as single, 2-story and including basements.
We have simplified the design with the following key points in mind:
Because of the structural complexities of using shipping containers as large buildings, we are considering modular or 3D printed buildings.We have eliminated the guest accommodations, as we feel this is best managed by the individual home owners as they require, and settled on a single floor design Other activities have been moved to outside, or can be done inside by re-configuring of the main building space.
A final design has not been chosen at this time.