French Cube is coming to America

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French Cube is coming to America

One of my most popular posts was the Carre D’etoiles French Cube. Now for the exciting news… the CUBE is coming to the USA/CANADA in 2010!

Daniel Jean-Jacques Inversin from Carre D’etoiles French Cube emailed me yesterday to tell us the following:

We are currently planning on manufacturing the CUBES on the west coast (by the same “manufacturing team” that we have in Europe) and after the exact location has been finalized I will be able to send you an anticipated cost of units to be purchased and installed in the USA/CANADA.

french cube

Yes, “Seeing is believing” and that is why we will be installing one in the Lake Tahoe area for your inspection. View our first post with all the pictures of the Carre D’etoiles French Cube.

french cube interior

by Kent Griswold (Tiny House Blog)

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PJ - October 18, 2009 Reply

I wish one of them would land in my yard.

Kent Griswold - October 18, 2009 Reply

Hi PJ – me too, I would really enjoy having one of these for a home office and guest bedroom or vacation retreat…

    Parrot whisperer - October 18, 2010 Reply

    But not as a place to live. Lolz. Sorry, but the irony here is so thick here it must be bulletproof. I’d like one as a place to live in full time.

Denis Bouchard - October 18, 2009 Reply

Oh this is great news.

Do you know if they are insulated for Canadian winters?

I’d love to live in a cube!

    Kent Griswold - October 18, 2009 Reply

    Hi Denis, I don’t know that for sure, but I would think they would be. If they will be placing one in Lake Tahoe, it gets pretty cold up there with heavy snow too…Kent

      Benjamin - October 19, 2009 Reply

      I just looked at the photos on their website and the walls and roof appear to be very thin so I really doubt if there is much if any insulation. With such a small volume the built-in heater probably keeps it warm, but it would use a lot less fuel if it were better insulated.

Jon Stark - October 19, 2009 Reply

I want a cube too! The efficiency factor looks high, I think maybe the price too?? Maybe they will come in a “Shell Cube” version even I can afford?

    Parrot whisperer - October 18, 2010 Reply

    Remember, Scott said he could probably sell one like it for 10.5 K or the shell for 4.5 K. Let’s all give him a big huzzah; we’re all rooting for you, Scott.

    Frankly I’m not holding my breath for Daniel’s price quote. If they don’t say, that means it’s too much.

Bill - October 19, 2009 Reply

These look interesting. I would like to see one when it is completed.

    Bill - October 19, 2009 Reply

    I wonder how much these things will cost when delivered too.

      Kent Griswold - October 19, 2009 Reply

      I have no idea as I have never seen the cost for them even in Europe. As soon as Daniel passes that information to me I will give an update…Kent

mike - October 19, 2009 Reply

very nice looking cube.i do think they should offer a shell kit these would sell like mad

Kent Griswold - October 19, 2009 Reply

Mike not a bad idea, I can send your suggestion to Daniel but I’m not involved in the company so have no idea if that would come about. Sure seems like it would open the doors for another market for them though…Kent

Simple Living News Update: Week of October 19th - October 26, 2009 Reply

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Joe Green - January 8, 2010 Reply

Like everyone else I would like to know when where and how much? Joe

sp - January 17, 2010 Reply

It costs 35,000 EUR according to this video (see 2:00) http://www.youtube.com/user/Carredetoiles#p/u/2/HeAmnt2SpfU

Charlotte Hutson Wrenn - February 1, 2010 Reply

Not only is the website fantastic but the cubes are incredible.

Michael - June 16, 2010 Reply

“coming to the US”? What ever happened to these? They looked fabulous. Great design. And the interiors looked quality.

Dr. Thomas Gregor - September 8, 2010 Reply

As with people it’s not the exterior but the interior that counts. This one needs far, far more analysis.

BigGoofyGuy - May 18, 2011 Reply

I like the modern look to it. I like it. 🙂

dave peters - May 24, 2011 Reply

mine measures 2.5m x 2.5m x 2.5m and is fully functional.
i don’t like shed roofs. a cube should be a cube. it’s so small there is no water issue.
d

    staceyranae - October 24, 2011 Reply

    Its nice you mentioned that it is water proof. just hearing that might be an extra reason to pick this choice.

Sejd - May 24, 2011 Reply

Nice, do you have any floor plans, or is it possible to buy entire plans?
Thanks
S

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