Category Archives: The Pod

Working from home? A Pod is perfect!

There are two opinions when it comes to working from home. Some think that you will not be productive because of distractions and the other one is, you will be productive in the comfort of your home with your loved ones. What do you think? The possibility of being happy and productive will depend on […]

How we at The Pod are handling Covid-19

As we all follow the latest news and updates about COVID-19, we think about the health and safety of our team members, clients, and the communities that we serve. Our business may operate a little differently while we take additional precautions.  Our Fyshwick office  Will function sporadically and by appointment only. We are quite lucky […]

Top 5 Design Elements We Love in Secondary Residences.

Small house design is the next big thing. Check out our top 5 design elements we love in small tiny homes and secondary residences. 1. Large glass opening windows/doors This design makes the room look wider. Long – wide glass window and doors can make your room look larger. Letting natural light inside the room […]

You should know the rules for your Secondary Residence in Canberra

Black board with writings "Know the Rules"

It has come to my attention that a lot of people in the building industry do not know what the rules are pertaining to secondary residences. There are many requirements and rules that are crucial to building a secondary residence. I run an architectural firm in Canberra and I have worked with the rules, regulations […]

Pod open in Belconnen

White flat design with wooden floors and stairs, glass doors and windows. Located on top of constructed steels.

We are very excited to announce that The Pod Canberra Belconnen Display is now built. To come have a look: Register below and you’ll get an email notification close to the time of the next open Pod inspection. Please note to check your spam folder if you haven’t received it. We hold Pod opens once per month. […]

Secondary Residence Vs. Apartment

I have lived in Canberra for 53 years since I was 6 years old and have seen many changes in the way we live, work and play. The Directors Take on Granny Flat Living versus Apartment Living… Recently there is a push for higher density living with apartments popping up everywhere which I can only […]

Which is the best design for your granny flat?

  An important part of researching for a granny flat is the design that will best suit all of your needs and also provide comfortable living spaces. Any new building is required to meet with 6-star energy rating that will help with comfort and running costs and also provides the use of the latest building […]

Why Choose a POD?

We believe in the Pod because of its multi-function design, high quality materials, unique look, fast build time, a turnkey solution and because we will always make sure we have completed our high-quality work.   Our clients have used our Pods as an office, creative studio or secondary residence/granny flat. Our designs range from a […]

PRESS RELEASE

Introducing “The Pod Canberra” (by VRD Developments) Multifunctional designer pod solutions tailored to the needs of families, creatives and professionals looking for extra space close to home. The Pod Canberra is the brainchild of VRD Developments, an Australian firm with a focus on creating high-quality pods, conceived to the highest standards. What’s a pod, you […]