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Prefab Week’nder House in Wisconsin Can Survive 160 MPH Winds
Posted By Tafline Laylin On January 19, 2012 @ 10:36 am In Architecture,Prefab Housing | No Comments
FlatPak Studio's prefabricated Week'nder house in Wisconsin completely silences the naysayers who say that prefab construction can't stand extreme weather. Not only does it use glass that can handle wind speeds of up to 160 miles per hour, but this fully customizable gem can also be anchored in seismically active areas too. Superior roof and wall insulation combined with the highest quality thermal glass ensure that this and other FlatPak homes are suitable in both cold and hot environments.
FlatPak Studio  offers a unique prefabricated system that basically allows you – the home owner – to design your home however you like. You choose the exterior, you decide how many bathrooms you want and where the glass should go and what kind to use (based on your home’s particular site), and you can even dictate where the deck should be placed. FlatPak homes can be as long or as wide as the consumer prefers and up to four storeys tall.
The Week’nder boasts termite resistant cladding , a snow load engineered roof, natural ventilation  and in-floor heating, and plenty of natural light to boot. Amazingly, this little home made in Wisconsin was shipped to the owner via ferry across Lake Superior  and now sits gently upon Madeline Island.
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/01/weeknder-flatpak-home-lazor-2.jpg
 FlatPak Studio: http://www.flatpakhouse.com/
 termite resistant cladding: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siding
 natural ventilation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_ventilation
 Lake Superior: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Superior
 CubeMe: http://cubeme.com/
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