Clayton i-house Modern Prefab Built in "Sustainable Community"
One of the lessons in the first wave of modern prefab, almost a decade ago now, was that it was easy to get excited about small green designs, but you had to have a place to put them. The same issue is facing the current pioneers
Round, Green, Efficient: Deltec Prefabs
I like to watch the prefab world closely, but there's one company that I haven't mentioned yet. That company, Deltec Homes, pops up in the news every other week or so. Indeed, I noticed these homes are selling well in Canada, according
Maison IDEKIT Quebec Container Home
Using seven recycled shipping containers, architect Bernard Morin and wife Joyce Labelle built this contemporary residence in St. Adele, Quebec. The home is the first of many to come for their new company, Maison Idekit, which will
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Crossbox House: Cross Shape Container Home - Prefab Homes, Shipping Container Homes, Small Houses
This modern container home is absolutely beautiful. Located in Pont-Pean, France, if I’m not mistaken, the Crossbox house is a small 104 sq. m. family home constructed from four shipping containers. The structure is cross-shaped; two black-painted containers compose the ground floor, and two green-painted containers compose the second floor, positioned to create shade, a …
Container House Fit for Valentine's Day
Okay, really the only connection to Valentine's Day is the color of the home, but check out this bold, industrial container home in Lille, France. Designed by Patrick Partouche with eight intermodal shipping container units,
MEKA Unveils Modular Container Houses
Toronto-based housing company MEKA -- that is, modular, environmental, kinetic, assembly -- made national headlines with the launch of small container homes this week. Seeking the ultimate trifecta of style, sustainability, and affordability, this start-up aims to produce "the
Treehouse Riga-Appleton Domingos
As families needs grow over time, so can their houses by adding additional modules, in the same way as the new branches of a tree.