The Eames House is one of the hidden gems of Los Angeles and located just off the PCH in Pacific Palisades, California. Completed in 1949, some believe the Eames House has yet to be equaled in modern architecture. The design concept was also a precursor to the prefab home construction […]
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A lot of design in green homes often raises the question – how much space do we really need? Architect Michael Katz and designer Janet Corne offer the L41 (“all for one”) that squeezes everything you need into 220 square feet of awesomeness. According to Treehugger, Katz didn’t intend to […]
I spotted these mini additions over at Remodelista and I think they’re a great idea if you’ve got the space. In lieu of an addition, Flexa Studio offers 10-by-12-foot prefab structures as an easy way to add extra space. All that’s required is a foundation on which to bolt the […]
Prefab homes have long been thought to be all energy efficient as well as built on a smaller scale. This is changing as there are more prefab builders who are offering custom prefab solutions to houses of larger scale (up to 7,200 sqft). People can now get McMansions in less […]
A good friend of mine just bought a house recently and is taking on the necessary renovations head-on, and all on his own. Looking at pictures of his kitchen post-gutting (like the one above) I began to consider the importance of kitchen cabinets in functionality and over-all aesthetic. When we […]
Contemporary homes can make the best mountain cabins. Set deep into nature, their clean lines accentuate a wild setting.
The prefab movement has evolved since 2002 when Allison Arieff wrote the book Prefab that chronicled the history of prefabricated houses and forecasted how the industry might evolve. On Saturday, March 14th at the CA Boom show in Santa Monica, CA, Arieff will lead a panel discussion titled “The Four […]
If you are seeking a modern prefab for quick assembly into a small space then Design Within Reach may have a solution with their 9×13 eco-friendly Kithaus. It’s definitely a luxury item but great inspiration and we sure wouldn’t mind having a backyard retreat like that.
In July 2008, MOMA in New York city will be presenting “Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling“. MOMA has selected five architects from 400 to build a prefab home for this exhibit that will take place on a parking lot adjacent to MOMA on 53rd St.
Living in a dense urban environment requires making use of every bit of space available and those with money usually have the resources to take advantage of this. Case in point, penthouse prefabs. First Penthouse in London will build a prefab off-site to your exact specs in accordance to your […]
The folks at Inhabitat have found a prefab cabana that has a 10×10 footprint and comes pre-built and only requires common tools to fully assemble. They start at $12,500 and you’ll have to wire or plumb as necessary. You can change the siding, roofing, and windows to match your home. […]