michelle kaufmann

Google X’s Flux Startup Crunches Big Data to Secure a Greener, More Sustainable Future in Architecture

Google X’s Flux Startup Crunches Big Data to Secure a Greener, More Sustainable Future in Architecture

The future of sustainable architecture just received a huge boost as Flux, the first startup to spin out of Google X, is paving the way towards a greener, more environmentally friendly building industry.

Read More >

Inhabitat Tours Blu Homes’ First Prefab Breezehouse on America’s East Coast (PHOTOS)

Inhabitat Tours Blu Homes’ First Prefab Breezehouse on America’s East Coast (PHOTOS)

Blu Homes just opened their first prefab Breezehouse on the east coast of the United States, and Inhabitat editor and founder Jill Fehrenbacher was at the scene for an exclusive tour. Located in Copake,

Read More >

Blu Homes Introduces The Sidebreeze, Their Largest Prefab Yet

Blu Homes Introduces The Sidebreeze, Their Largest Prefab Yet

Blu Homes' Sidebreeze is a 2,600 sq ft prefab home with 3 or 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a stacked configuration attached to the spacious central Breezespace™. The living room has 12 ft ceilings and

Read More >

Blu Homes Unfolds a Glidehouse Prefab on Vashon Island in Washington

Blu Homes Unfolds a Glidehouse Prefab on Vashon Island in Washington

The buyers of this Glidehouse looked into other prefab options, even ones that were built closer to home in Boise, ID. But because of Blu Homes' folding technology, transportation costs from their factory

Read More >

8 Green Valentines for the Architects and Designers We Love!

8 Green Valentines for the Architects and Designers We Love!

Mike's Design Crush: Michelle Kaufmann Ever since Inhabitat first met Michelle Kaufmann back in 2007, we've had a huge crush on her groundbreaking brand of sustainable design - she proved that green

Read More >

TreeHugger Debate on Thursday, May 26: Is Prefab A Greener Way To Build?

TreeHugger Debate on Thursday, May 26: Is Prefab A Greener Way To Build?

A question we've often pondered - how green is prefab construction? Without much hard data to back it up, we only have theories to go on, hoping that it really might be more resource efficient and lead to

Read More >

New Video of National Geographic Touring the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

New Video of National Geographic Touring the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is like a modern day Noah's Ark - storing seeds rather than animals, but incredibly important in case of global catastrophe. Designed to withstand a nuclear explosion or

Read More >

Green Design Predictions For 2011!

Green Design Predictions For 2011!

1. William McDonough (Eco Designer & Thought Leader, Founder Cradle To Cradle, MBDC, and William McDonough + Partners) 2. Graham Hill (Founder, Treehugger.com and Vice President, Interactive Media,

Read More >

Blu Homes Releases Bigger, Better Glidehouse 2.0 Prefab

Blu Homes Releases Bigger, Better Glidehouse 2.0 Prefab

In terms of aesthetics, the new Glidehouse is essentially the same - it has a similar floorplan and layout, with a beautiful floor-to-ceiling glass facade, cedar sunshades, solar-passive design and the

Read More >

Michelle Kaufmann Launches New Zero Series Prefab Homes!

Michelle Kaufmann Launches New Zero Series Prefab Homes!

The line consists of three new models, the Ridge0™, the Vista0™ and the Contours0™, which range in size between 422sf and 2643sf. The Contours0™ and the Vista0™ have interior and exterior rooms

Read More >

Michelle Kaufmann Designs Folds Under Terrible Economy

Michelle Kaufmann Designs Folds Under Terrible Economy

It is with great sadness that we recently learned of the closing of Michelle Kaufmann Designs, one of our favorite green architecture practices and close friends to Inhabitat. The groundbreaking studio

Read More >

GINGER PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kauffmann’s GingerSolaire

GINGER PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kauffmann’s GingerSolaire

Ever wonder if you could build a green home and eat it too? Well, do we have a solution for you! Green architect, Inhabitat fave, and baker extraordinaire, Michelle Kauffmann, has once again brought us

Read More >

PREFAB FRIDAY: Gingerbread Lotus House!

PREFAB FRIDAY: Gingerbread Lotus House!

The only thing better than beautifully designed green prefab is edible green prefab! One of our favorite green architects Michelle Kauffman, in honor of the holiday season, has designed a yummy version of

Read More >

PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann’s mkLoft design

PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann’s mkLoft design

It is no surprise that Inhabitat is a big fan of Michelle Kaufmann (MKD)'s eco-pre-fab designs. We previously featured her mkLotus design during its debut at West Coast Green in San Francisco this past

Read More >

DWELL ON DESIGN: Day 2

DWELL ON DESIGN: Day 2

(Photo-printed furniture by OHIO Design) It was another fabulous day at Dwell in Design in San Francisco. The first half of the day focused on sustainability in building and design. The panel was very

Read More >

PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann Glidehouse

PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann Glidehouse

With Dwell on Design fast approaching, we're dedicating today's Prefab Friday to a perennial presence on the prefab scene: Michelle Kaufmann. Kaufmann's spaces are clean, modern, breezy and daylit, and

Read More >

THE GREEN HOUSE EXHIBIT

THE GREEN HOUSE EXHIBIT

On May 20, the National Building Museum will open a new exhibit, The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design. Inspired by Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne's 2005 book by

Read More >

PREFAB FRIDAYS: Side Breeze by Michelle Kaufmann

PREFAB FRIDAYS: Side Breeze by Michelle Kaufmann

Michelle Kaufmann Designs has released another great prefab home, the Side Breeze. Fundamentally similar to the Sunset Breezehouse, the Side Breeze is slightly larger at 2,500 square feet and was

Read More >

  • Read Inhabitat

  • Search Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Browse by Keyword

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home