Welcome to Bao Living

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Bao Living is a company that works with real estate developers to rethink the way in which apartments are built.

 

Our first product, SAM, is a modular utilities solution that includes a bathroom, a kitchen and all amenities necessary to live comfortably.

 

Why is this solution so relevant today? Scroll down to find out more.

More and more people are moving to cities

2017

50%

2050

70%

Newly built living spaces are shrinking.
In Antwerp for example:

2005

102m2

2016

70m2

2030

<60m2

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Residential housing is a small part of a hugely energy intensive construction sector…

40%

of total EU energy
expenditure

35%

of total greenhouse gas emissions

As well as being one of the most wasteful…

33%

Of global waste is from construction and demolition

31%

Of total material use goes to construction

Things are about to change

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The affordability of living spaces is a crucial factor towards making sure that rapid urbanization is sustainable. Developing novel solutions that drive down the cost of construction will play a significant role in the future of cities.

Challenge

Complex on-site process leading to many unwanted costs due to delays.

 

High cost of building due to huge inefficiencies in construction processes.

 

Excessive on-site construction times resulting from outdated processes.

 

Excessive Waste due to excessive on-site work and poor material choice.

 

Increasing pressure to go digital, construction sector is behind.

Opportunity

Streamlining on-site operations by maximising off-site construction.

 

Innovative construction methods such as automated and modular construction.

 

Reducing the construction time can drastically improve returns.

 

Optimising material use and waste streams that facilitate effective recycling.

 

Devise novel processes, products or services that improve efficiency & delivery of construction projects.