Gallery: FabCab: A Most Fabulous Timberfame Prefab Cabin


It’s another prefabulous day, this time with the help of the FabCab, short for “Fabulous Cabin”. This cute timberframe home made its debut at the 2010 Seattle Home Show and is more of a prefabricated kit than a modular house. The timberframe construction is what sets it apart and is sent to the homeowner as a kit of pre-cut parts, which are then erected by a licensed contractor. Built with eco-friendly materials and the same resource efficiency other prefabs, this is a lovely little accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, as all the cool kids are calling it these days.

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  1. Aryl Aldred January 4, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    As a designer and builder in Valparaiso, Indiana I really question the conservative attitudes I will have to deal with until such time as lower income and construction costs force people to consider contempory design over traditional. Personally I all for it as long as we can prove going green reduces cost, saves energy and can be amortized over seven years.

  2. Alan Waltar September 28, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    Wow! This looks fabulous. This well-designed set of options appears ideal for many, many owners seeking comfort on a budget! I sure hope this catches on!!

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