Sarah Rich

INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Michelle Kaufmann

by , 10/03/06

Michelle Kauffman, Prefab House, interview

Our last Prefab Friday article featured Michelle Kaufmann’s latest design, the mkSolaire. That same day, I had a chance to sit down with her at West Coast Green and ask her about her innovative green, modern, modular housing. Michelle has a very deep knowledge of the principles and practices that underlie the green building revolution, and a profound commitment to making green living accessible.

Video clip after the jump!

Michelle Kaufmann Designs

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  1. Ed Hine February 13, 2008 at 5:19 pm

    Came upon this page while working on a project for my grad class on Interactive Technology at SJU. My ppt. program is called – It’s Not Easy Being Green! It’s also very encouraging to hear that people like Michelle are thinking this way and trying to change home design for the greener good. Unfortunately , now I am dreaming about solar powered, green, energy efficient, self growing treehouses.

  2. Inhabitat » THE V... August 23, 2007 at 4:44 pm

    [...] architect Michelle Kaufmann’s has become known around the country for her innovative green prefab homes, and now the talented [...]

  3. miguel lantos October 5, 2006 at 8:28 am

    What a beautiful mobile home!!!!!I want one next to my sister’s trailer….

  4. Scot Rabe October 5, 2006 at 5:05 am

    Great introduction to current green design ideas and I will use this tomorrow in my architecture class lecture.
    Thanks!

  5. Miguel Marcos October 3, 2006 at 9:03 pm

    Excellent. More power to her. If only the big media would give the right exposure to Michelle and colleagues.

    I wish I could buy a prefab from her but I live in Spain.

  6. mod*mom October 3, 2006 at 8:52 pm

    i want to post this on my blog,
    but blogger won’t accept the html.

  7. PK October 3, 2006 at 6:37 pm

    This is a great video! She has unbelievable vision and perspective as far as the future for prefab and living is concerned.

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