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Tiny house listings

“Tinyhouselistings.com is the web’s central place to buy, sell and rent small house properties that are 500 sq. ft. or smaller.”

Okay, it’s North America only, but some great examples of tiny houses at (mostly) tiny prices. 20 more words

USA

Prefabrication & Energy Efficiency- New Book Released

RELEASED TODAY, APRIL 15TH: Prefabulous World:  Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe by Sheri Koones

The perception of some consumers and lenders when they hear the word ‘prefab’ or ‘modular’ house is like a double-wide trailer.   335 more words

Structural Insulated Panels

PROCESS # PREFAB :: KENGO KUMA x MUJI, "window house" & "tree house" (2009)

Kengo Kuma has designed two prefabricated houses for Muji.  They are small, simple, beautiful, can come in many variations, are made of standardized kits of parts, and are generic in a very Zen kind of way.   345 more words

Design

7 spectacular floating homes

There are many places around the world where living in a floating home year round would not be terribly practical.  Or warm.  But with the onset of some warmer weather—finally—people seem to be itching to get out on the water. 360 more words

Mecc Interiors

LOOKING BACK # CONCRETE MODULAR PREFAB :: Habitat 67 / Moshe Safdie (montreal, canada)

“Habitat 67, designed by the Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie at the World Exposition of 1967, was originally intended as an experimental solution for high-quality housing in dense urban environments. 589 more words

Process

"SYLVANIA" :: NEW AGE IN MODULAR PREFAB (Bordeaux, France)

In 2009, Aline Rodrigues-Lefort and Vincent Paredes (“l’Atelier Provisoire”) designed a new modular  wooden prefab building system , sponsored by Aquitanis. Today 12 teams of architects are  working on several architectural projects in and out Bordeaux (france), using this building system. 131 more words

Design