Gallery: PREFAB FRIDAY: Twelve Cubed Mini Prefab Home


Could you live in 144 square feet of space? That’s what James Stuart of Canada set out to do and in the process created a mini prefab home with all the necessary amenities inside of 12 x 12 foot cube. Built from standard materials, the mini home starts at CDN$25,000 and has a teensy footprint, both figuratively and environmentally.

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  1. Health4All March 24, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    I strongly believe this a great innovation. I would consider the idea for my next project, if the cost can be reduced to the level where millions of low income people can afford it.

  2. chimcross May 13, 2010 at 5:43 am

    this is awesome!

  3. solarsistar May 10, 2010 at 8:08 pm

    we cant grow our own food nor use grey water in an apartment~

  4. Buddha1234 May 9, 2010 at 8:47 am

    its cool that this house has a small footprint.
    but you cant compare this this to an apartment which in its concept of vertical housing itself is green.

    given the option of living in an apartment or in this pre-fab home? whats your pick if you want to go-green as a mass?
    id pick the apartment.

  5. SolarSiStar May 8, 2010 at 3:23 pm

    My Cacitas is a few feet larger and has a wonderful yard with my xeriscape yard in it~

  6. KMart May 7, 2010 at 3:50 pm


  7. speedmaster May 7, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    Very cool, I love it!

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