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D.O.C. Unlimited Prefab House is a Simple and Modern Residence

D.O.C. Unlimited Prefab House is a Simple and Modern Residence

This house, designed by D.O.C. Unlimited, was recently constructed in North Georgia using a system of precast concrete insulated panels. This material choice achieves a good balance between the benefits

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Pop Up House is Affordable Prefabulous Green Housing

Pop Up House is Affordable Prefabulous Green Housing

Photography by Avery Meyers The Pop-Up House offers an affordable, eco-friendly, pre-fabricated kit that comes to the building site ready to be built. Unlike other pre-fabricated houses, the Pop-Up

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60,000 sq ft Prefab Apartment Complex to be Completed This Summer

60,000 sq ft Prefab Apartment Complex to be Completed This Summer

Interface Studio Architects, who gave us the 100K house, is upping the ante in sustainable prefab building by designing a new 72 unit LEED-certified apartment complex in Philadelphia. To be completed this

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From Bauhaus to HUF HAUS: Energy Efficient Prefab Homes

From Bauhaus to HUF HAUS: Energy Efficient Prefab Homes

German company HUF HAUS is offering gorgeous green houses to the masses by bringing Bauhaus style to factory-made green homes. The company's signature post-and-beam construction allows for big open

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HOW TO GREEN YOUR PUP: Creating a safe environment

HOW TO GREEN YOUR PUP: Creating a safe environment

Inhabitat dog owners listen up! Looking for ways to green life with your furry four-legged friend? Considering all of the things that 'man's best friends' do for us, it's only natural that we'd want

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Hive Modular Unveils New X-Line 003 Home

PREFAB FRIDAY: Hive Modular Unveils New X-Line 003 Home

Hive Modular recently unveiled a brand new pre-fabulous house chock full of eco-friendly materials and lots of high-tech home system controls. Situated in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, the new X-Line 003 is

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Dalian Shide: China’s Stunning New Sustainable Stadium

Dalian Shide: China’s Stunning New Sustainable Stadium

Sports fans, get ready for a spectacular new experience - NBBJ recently revealed their design for China's new Dalian Shide Stadium and it's like nothing we've ever seen before. Built as though the stadium

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T-Tree: A Towering Community of Prefab Pixel Homes

T-Tree: A Towering Community of Prefab Pixel Homes

Appearing as a cross between a Tokyo capsule hotel and a pixellated prefab treehouse, the T-Tree housing community offers residents the opportunity to live among the clouds. One of 20 incredible finalists

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Prefabricated Igloo Satellite Cabin Withstands Extreme Weather

Prefabricated Igloo Satellite Cabin Withstands Extreme Weather

Wannabe Eskimos looking for an updated version of the familiar ice dome will feel at home in the Igloo Satellite Cabin, a pre-fabricated remote shelter designed to withstand sub-zero temperatures, high

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Dwell on Design Features More Brilliant Green Design Than Ever

Dwell on Design Features More Brilliant Green Design Than Ever

Inhabitat is happy to report that Dwell on Design, the west coast's largest modern design event, featured more smart green design than ever before this year. When we walked the floor yesterday with Dwell

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Butterfly Bamboo Homes Are Hope for Thai Orphans

Butterfly Bamboo Homes Are Hope for Thai Orphans

There is nothing we love more than good design meeting up with a good cause. That's why we love this student humanitarian design project on the Thai Burmese border: it combines beautifully designed (and

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The Sunset Magazine Modern Cottage

The Sunset Magazine Modern Cottage

Known for showcasing the latest innovations in architecture, construction, design, and green-building practices on the West Coast, Sunset magazine’s Idea House program recently debuted its latest

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Puma City Shipping Container Store Comes to Boston’s Fan Pier

Puma City Shipping Container Store Comes to Boston’s Fan Pier

When we first heard about Puma City, the tri-level, 11,000-square-foot retail store and event space made of 24 refurbished shipping containers, we were intrigued by the popular sportswear brand's pre-fab

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PREFAB FRIDAY: The Annie Residence

PREFAB FRIDAY: The Annie Residence

This modern and warm prefab home is a stunning example of the beauty and quality you can achieve through the efficiency of prefab construction.. Inspired by multiple cultures, this eye-catching design by

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PREFAB FRIDAY: CitizenM Hotels

PREFAB FRIDAY: CitizenM Hotels

Prefabricated design welcomes the weary traveler at CitizenM Hotels, where luxury accommodations are available at economical prices thanks to the streamlined production of the modular units that make up

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PREFAB FRIDAY: The KitHAUS K4 Green Home

PREFAB FRIDAY: The KitHAUS K4 Green Home

KitHAUS modular homes have a breezy backyard feel to them-- perfect as a guest house or studio in a lush area of your yard. We've covered KitHAUS modular homes before on Inhabitat: here and here. Early

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Schwimmhaus: The Sustainable Modern HouseBoat

Schwimmhaus: The Sustainable Modern HouseBoat

The Schwimmhaus by German architects Confused-Direction is a green hausboot (oops, house boat) designed to float around or just stay put on the shore. Its modern pre-fab aesthetic sets it aside from most

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Tom Kundig’s Mobile Rolling Huts

PREFAB FRIDAY: Tom Kundig’s Mobile Rolling Huts

Part pre-fab home and part RV, Tom Kundig’s mobile home 'Rolling Huts' are a tribute to the simplicity of rural Romanticism, much like their predecessor the Delta Shelter. While the Delta Shelter was

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Landscape House for an Ecologist

PREFAB FRIDAY: Landscape House for an Ecologist

In 2006 the AIA set forth an architecture challenge to create ‘A House for an Ecologist’-- a home base from which a US Fish and Wildlife Service Ecologist in Residence could live and conduct field

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Hale County Animal Shelter by (New) Rural Studio

Hale County Animal Shelter by (New) Rural Studio

It is probably no surprise that we are big fans of Rural Studio and their community-based regionalist architecture. Samuel 'Sambo" Mockbee was a real visionary, and outside of being an esteemed professor

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann’s mkLoft design

PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann’s mkLoft design

It is no surprise that Inhabitat is a big fan of Michelle Kaufmann (MKD)'s eco-pre-fab designs. We previously featured her mkLotus design during its debut at West Coast Green in San Francisco this past

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MILAN FURNITURE FAIR: DAY 2

MILAN FURNITURE FAIR: DAY 2

After being alerted to all the Inhabitat-worthy designs that had yet to be uncovered in the Tortona district of Milan during the week of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we made our way towards the

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PREFAB FRIDAY: MinArc’s M3 House

PREFAB FRIDAY: MinArc’s M3 House

LA-based architecture firm MinArc is customizing prefab homes at prices that remain surprisingly economical. With their new M3 House they will be able to design and deliver an all inclusive package

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ON IN LONDON: Alvar Aalto through the eyes of Shigeru Ban

ON IN LONDON: Alvar Aalto through the eyes of Shigeru Ban

Image by Kalevi A. Makinen, courtesy of the Barbican Art Gallery If you happen to be in London, you should hightail it over to the Barbican Art Gallery where one of the most talked about architectural

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GREENWORKS REALTY: Green House Hunters

GREENWORKS REALTY: Green House Hunters

Here at Inhabitat, we’ve covered many green building concepts, highlighted specific green homes, shown the latest in pre-fab projects, and introduced programs such as EcoBroker, LEED-Homes, Built Green

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GREENING THE IVORY TOWER

GREENING THE IVORY TOWER

Buildings consume 40% of the world’s energy every year. Buildings generate almost half of the carbon dioxide emissions that cause global warming. 40% of landfill currently comes from construction

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Home Factory in London

PREFAB FRIDAY: Home Factory in London

Throughout Europe, the idea of a single, self-build pre-fab house is impractical because of the cost and scarcity of land. To be truly affordable, pre-fab homes need to be designed as apartments that can

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YOUMEHESHE’S ORGANIC PREFAB HOUSE

YOUMEHESHE’S ORGANIC PREFAB HOUSE

At the last London Pecha Kucha event, Youmeheshe architects presented their small but tall ‘organic house’ -- a wood pre-fab prototype that was Youmeheshe's answer to a British-government challenge

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PECHA KUCHA LONDON

PECHA KUCHA LONDON

Pecha Kucha – Japanese for the sound of conversation - is fast establishing itself as London’s place to catch-up on whats going on in the design world. It’s a grown-up version of show-and-tell that

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COMPETITION: Designing the Future of New Orleans

COMPETITION: Designing the Future of New Orleans

Architectural Record, in partnership with the Tulane School of Architecture, has announced two International design competions to propose new housing for New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane

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