Gallery: GREEN GUIDE TO PREFAB: How to Make the Most of Your Time When ...


Inhabitat’s Green Guide to Prefab series has explored all the elements involved in planning and realizing a modern prefab home – we’ve taken a look at the history of the various “branches” of the American prefab industry and how they have evolved, and we’ve discussed how to maximize building site, local climate, lifestyle goals and budget into a design can make a break or a dream home. In our final article in the Green Guide to Prefab editorial series, we will discuss something that innovative systems builders have recognized and have begun to address in far greater measure than providers of more traditional home building services: time. With our busy lives how can we make the most of what limited time we have to effectively to plan for and build a home that meets our needs? As you read ahead, consider the question: Is time a renewable resource?

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  1. PrinsessaStarlet August 31, 2012 at 11:22 am

    I love this, and I thank everyone involved in this article for sharing it. =)
    I’ve been tinkering with alternative materials processing/ manufacturing for exactly this same eco-friendly & self-sustaining goal.

  2. Diane Pham August 30, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    Love the versatility of the LAC designs.

  3. Alyssa Alimurung August 30, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    This whole series has been so informative. I’ve learned so much!

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