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PHOTOS: Cabin Fever Unveils Their Latest Prefab ZipCabin at ICFF

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On May 16, 2011 @ 8:54 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Features,ICFF,Prefab Housing | No Comments

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We spoke to Gayle Zalduondo, who is one of the founders of Puck and Blossom [7], the company behind Cabin Fever. One of the coolest things she told us about the ZipCabin is that at just 120 sf, its a permit-exempt structure in most areas. Since one of the biggest headaches when putting up a backyard getaway, workstudio or guest bedroom is acquiring a permit, the fact that the ZipCabin [8] doesn’t need one (in most cases) makes it really appealing.

The cabin [8] comes with everything you need to set it up without a contractor (though a handy person or carpenter is recommended), and Gayle said that though they gave themselves 3 days to put up the cabin for the show, but it actually only ended up taking them a few hours. The integrated raised foundation with built-in covered deck is included and everything is packed flat, making it more eco-friendly to ship.

The ZipCabin’s large deck can be added on for an extra $4,000, and was the perfect place to showcase Puck and Blossom’s line of striking metal furniture [9]. The versatile powder-coated pieces can be used both indoors or out, and are made of recyclable metals like aluminum, bronze and copper.

+ Puck and Blossom [7]


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[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/photos-cabin-fever-unveils-their-latest-prefab-zipcabin-at-icff/cabana-life-zip-cabin-10/?extend=1

[3] Cabin Fever: http://www.cabinfever.us.com/

[4] International Contemporary Furniture Fair: http://inhabitat.com/icff

[5] NYC : http://inhabitat.com/nyc

[6] modern metal furniture: http://puckandblossom.com/products.html

[7] Puck and Blossom: http://puckandblossom.com/

[8] ZipCabin: http://www.cabinfever.us.com/Zip.htm

[9] metal furniture: http://puckandblossom.com/PDFs/Product_PRECIOUS_METALS.pdf

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