Gallery: Harpoon House is a Smartly-Designed Compact Prefab Home in Por...

Portland's Harpoon House is a modern example of small-scale sustainability, compact living and prefab construction. Designed and built by homeowner and architect Matt Kirkpatrick of Design for Occupancy, the three story home expressly fits his and his partner, Katherine's, lifestyle. Everything necessary for a comfortable home is there, all efficiently packed into the 704 sq ft space. Built with structural insulated panels (SIPs), the home sits neatly on a small 50-by-50-foot corner lot leaving ample space for a working garden. This January, the home was awarded with LEED Platinum certification.

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  1. signalfire April 5, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    I’m surprised that was permitted – it’s rudely blocking the light of the nearby houses.

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