Gallery: C3 Chicago Prefab is a Cost-Effective and Sustainable Urban Ho...

In an effort to provide a more cost-effective urban housing option, Square Root Architecture has been developing their C3 prefab housing system. C3, which stands for 'Cube, Copy, Cut', is designed for a middle-income budget on an urban infill lot. The Chicago-based firm recently completed their first prototype in the West Town neighborhood, in close proximity to public transportation, shopping, parks and other urban amenities. Organized around a private courtyard, the home is infused with daylight and includes a slew of energy efficient and sustainable building strategies. The building is aiming for LEED Platinum certification.

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  1. Mary Bohm September 30, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    We are working with Jeff Sommers to build a new home in Williams Bay, WI. The site is small (9000 sq. ft.) And it has a steep pitch from back to front. If and when this gets built we will send photos. It will definitely be Energy Star rated.

    Mary Bohm

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