Gallery: PREFAB FRIDAY: Custom Wieler Home by Dustin Ehrlich

 

Architect Dustin Ehrlich has created a custom prefab home near Chapel Hill, NC. Commissioned by his parents and constructed by WIELER, the structure mixes stone, wood, stainless steel and rusted corrugated metal to create an extraordinary first, and lasting, impression. While undeniably modern, the structure’s aesthetic also draws on the local architectural styles of nearby tobacco barns from previous centuries.

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  1. gracerenity April 15, 2008 at 11:50 am

    Thank you for showcasing another example of eco-architecture. I seek to build my own sustainable home/business structure which will jointly reduce both my personal and professional carbon footprint. The two are inseparable and I already feel the inspiration and pride of choosing wisely. I am a first time home owner and eco entreprenuer hoping to strategically demonstrate that smarts and willpower successfully conquer financial prohibitions. In the process, I hope to also encourage others with similar socio-economic constraints to think outside the box, plan, and go for it!

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