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Thailand-based modular home designer Site-Specific has announced that they are expanding their line and have even formed a new company specifically devoted to prefab homes for the Thai Market. The first home in their new line is the MDL 5.5×6, a home inspired by the shipping container but modified to make it more practical and livable. Made from recycled materials, the one bedroom prefab home is modern, simple, and totally affordable.

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  1. Real Estate February 22, 2010 at 7:41 am

    Thailand’s surprisingly doing something out of character here. Aren’t they supposed to be ones that, like Indonesia, contribute to such tremendeous decline of global forest density? Anyway, the idea here is brilliant. But it begs asking why this innovation hadn’t been initiated and introduced to a more mainstream field? It’s not unlike the debate on oil and alternative fuels. I feel like the politics is the blame for all the undoing.

    Elizabeth Sorgen, B.A.
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  2. Chris Watkins January 30, 2010 at 9:37 am

    Cool – prefab certainly seems to promise greater affordability, and this is cheaper than others I’ve heard of, but I wonder how it compares with other options in Thailand, for pricing vs features & quality?

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