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Faberhaus Pavilion: Tiny, Off-Grid Eco Cottage For Nature Lovers

Faberhaus Pavilion: Tiny, Off-Grid Eco Cottage For Nature Lovers

This compact little dwelling unit comes complete with everything you might need, including a full kitchen, dining area, bathroom, living and a loft bedroom. Accessed via a ladder, the loft is large enough

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Bubbletree: Clear Prefab Bubble Tents for Romantic Exhibitionism in the Wild

Bubbletree: Clear Prefab Bubble Tents for Romantic Exhibitionism in the Wild

The Bubbletree line comes in several different models for you to choose from. The Cristal Bubble is one of the basic designs, and has completely clear walls for uninhibited 360 degree views. The

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AbleNook: Flat Pack Modular Prefab Units That Come Together In A Snap

AbleNook: Flat Pack Modular Prefab Units That Come Together In A Snap

AbleNook's design is based on identical and universal aluminum structural insulated panels (SIPs) that clip together without the use of any tools. The main structural members, like the floor joists and

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China to Hold Solar Decathlon Competition in 2013

China to Hold Solar Decathlon Competition in 2013

They say that imitation is one of the best forms of flattery, so it is exciting to hear that China will hold its own Solar Decathlon competition in 2013. The Chinese event was announced last week after

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Lightweight Steel Study House II Shines on the Dutch Waterscape

Lightweight Steel Study House II Shines on the Dutch Waterscape

The home is designed for the urban life as well as the open landscape. The street-facing side of the Steel Study House II is designed for privacy, with operable shades and louvered windows that minimize

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Blocks House: Because Slums Need Prefab Modular Homes Too

Blocks House: Because Slums Need Prefab Modular Homes Too

Here's a concept Prince Charles may want to look into for his new eco slum community - Blocks House, a modular and prefabricated housing system designed especially for impoverished areas. With over 1

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Futuristic Archinoma for the Prefab Beach Bum in All of Us

Futuristic Archinoma for the Prefab Beach Bum in All of Us

The funky future beach bum getaway of your dreams is here with the Archinoma transformable modular architectural system. A pod building system, based on the geometry of the stellated octahedron, is made

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Hometta Unveils Modern Gingerbread Wedge House

Hometta Unveils Modern Gingerbread Wedge House

Christmas is almost here and for you procrastinators our there who had your hearts set on making modern eco gingerbread homes, but have run out of time - there is still hope. Hometta just unveiled their

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ARKit Prefab Eco-Homes Sit Light on the Earth

ARKit Prefab Eco-Homes Sit Light on the Earth

ARKit designs and manufactures factory-built buildings using a wall panel system they designed themselves that incorporates sustainable materials and achieves a high degree of thermal performance. The

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Green-Roofed Roomworks Garden Offices Sprout in the UK

Green-Roofed Roomworks Garden Offices Sprout in the UK

Rooomworks garden offices are designed to minimize energy use in both the summer and the winter. Each unit is constructed out of structural insulated panels (SIPs) and FSC-certified western red cedar. The

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ESLICE Prefab Homes Inspired by Loaves of Bread

ESLICE Prefab Homes Inspired by Loaves of Bread

Latvian architects Toms Kokins, Ēriks Grūbe and Mārtns Hermansons came up with the ESLICE prefab home as a way to find a balance between wants and needs. The small two-story home has two bedrooms, a

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PGA Prairie Hopper is a Transforming Prefab Sports Pavilion

PGA Prairie Hopper is a Transforming Prefab Sports Pavilion

In addition to having the ability to go off the grid, the structure itself is constructed of high-recycled content steel and recycled content shade cloth. The floor of the Prairie Hopper is lined with

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PHOTOS: MEKA Shipping Container Home Pops Up in NYC!

PHOTOS: MEKA Shipping Container Home Pops Up in NYC!

The popularity of prefab and shipping container construction is certainly on the rise, but New York City was still the last place we'd ever expected to see one pop up as a residence. Currently sitting in

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The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The five-story building located right next to Temple University's main campus includes a ground floor parking garage, a bike garage, and a maintenance station topped with four stories of apartments and a

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Lookotels Seeks to Roll Out Prefabricated Capsule Hotels in Spain

Lookotels Seeks to Roll Out Prefabricated Capsule Hotels in Spain

Capsule hotels are all the rage in Japan, and now Lookotels is aiming to bring the prefabricated modular building trend to Spain. The company has envisioned a 100-room hotel composed of factory-built

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Build a Green Modern Studio With Lindal Cedar Homes

Build a Green Modern Studio With Lindal Cedar Homes

Lindal Cedar Homes has been building kit homes for over 65 years now, and they first began their work by designing and selling A-frame vacation cabins. Always improving upon their designs and adapting to

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Rocio Romero’s LVL Prefab is a Lakeside Home Nestled in the Trees

Rocio Romero’s LVL Prefab is a Lakeside Home Nestled in the Trees

The home is located in a vacation area and development called Kootenay Lake Village and was built by the developers of the project. The single story structure is about 1,400 sq ft and includes three

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Temporary Prefabricated School Boasts a Multifaceted Façade

Temporary Prefabricated School Boasts a Multifaceted Façade

Celtnieks' master's thesis, entitled Relief School of Philadelphia, concentrates on providing temporary school rooms for the Julia R. Masterman School in Philadelphia, which was built in the 1950's. As

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Blu Homes’ Founder Completes His Own Prefab Origin Artist Studio

Blu Homes’ Founder Completes His Own Prefab Origin Artist Studio

The Origin series comes in three different sizes – 24 feet, 36 feet and 48 feet long, and has a number of different options for floorplans, including two bedroom homes, mother in-law apartments, media

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Utrecht’s Rainbow Shipping Container Dorms Are a Work of Art

Utrecht’s Rainbow Shipping Container Dorms Are a Work of Art

Photos © Oopsfotos While we've seen other shipping container student housing before, Utrecht's version is slightly different because the containers themselves seem to have been modified further

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Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

Form and Forest is the brainchild of brothers Jeff and Ryan Jordan, where Jeff owns and runs a prefab manufacturing company in the Calgary area and Ryan is an industrial designer. The designs for the

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The Nogg is a Modern Prefab Pad for Your Chicken

The Nogg is a Modern Prefab Pad for Your Chicken

So we all know that eggs are incredible and edible, but trucking them thousands of miles to get to your local supermarket definitely doesn't make them very sustainable. Enter the Nogg - a beautifully

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Intoxicating Pavilion Made of 33,000 Yellow Beer Crates

Intoxicating Pavilion Made of 33,000 Yellow Beer Crates

Attracting attention of its own but still remaining respectful to the adjacent Atomium building, the pavilion is located on the roundabout where it's highly visible to cars and pedestrians. Tying in the

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Lindal Homes Puts a Green Twist on the Classic A-Frame

Lindal Homes Puts a Green Twist on the Classic A-Frame

The two pitched-roof MAF homes are the three bedroom A3 1200 and the two bedroom A2 1500, which are 1,200 and 1,500 sq ft respectively. Lindal's new designs are compact, bold, and feature full-height

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Gen7′s Prefab Eco Classrooms Exceed Energy Code by 30%

Gen7′s Prefab Eco Classrooms Exceed Energy Code by 30%

In many schools enrollment can bump up quickly with little warning, so when Bolsa Knolls found out their student body increased they went to Gen7 for a solution. Construction started on the modular

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Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Since Rotterdam has a rather vast container port, sourcing the modular elements for the Adaptable Tower would be made even more sustainable since the containers would not have to be trucked from afar. The

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Landhouse: A Sloping Prefab Home Complete with Meadow Roof

Landhouse: A Sloping Prefab Home Complete with Meadow Roof

A LANDHOUSE can be customized with as many green features as the homeowner wants. The basic structure is very well insulated, but sustainability can be improved upon by installing ground source energy,

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Gridded Modular Eco Home in the Hills Outside Sao Paulo

Gridded Modular Eco Home in the Hills Outside Sao Paulo

The Grid House sits on a parcel of land where walking paths converge, leading away to the jungle and off towards hill tops with views. This protected little valley comprises about 16 acres and it is the

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