Gallery: Prefab Emerges In India with the Luxe Hara Villa


Pinakin Patel, a designer who first got his start creating picture frames in Mumbai, has released a new prefab luxury villa for India. The Hara Villa is a one bedroom retreat that can be erected anywhere and designed to have a low impact on its surrounding environment. Hara, which means “green” in Hindi, is built from local materials with a strong focus on energy efficiency and water conservation and is designed to run off solar power. But act now, because the home is a limited edition model and then there will be no more!

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  1. John John July 12, 2010 at 9:38 am

    At half the cost one can build a bio architectural home & that will last for generations.

  2. jillako July 9, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    Luxury is right! This is for folks that have money to burn. One can build a well-designed green home that is around 1000 sq. ft. for the same cost as this. Without the services of an accomplished architect and the need for green design, the cost of the same house would be half.

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