Prefab is notorious for being a whole lot of concept and not much follow-through. So it’s no wonder that the early buzz about the new Jeriko House rings with skepticism. Lloyd Alter’s review at Treehugger pointed out that this thing sounds almost too good to be true. But since we don’t know yet whether it is, might as well ooh and aah at just how good it does sound…

Jeriko claims to bring the best of all worlds together. They eliminate the waste of material, energy, and money that conventional construction incurs, while bringing the homeowner a simple, ideal combination of flexibility, sustainability, and affordability.


There are, however, some curious contradictions, such as the claim that Jeriko utilizes green materials, next to boasting about “exotic wood floors, precious stone, granite, and marble.” These are the moments when the democratic policing process of the green design blogosphere emerge…but as police, it’s our job to presume innocence. Therefore, we present to you the new Jeriko: decide for yourself, send comment, or await further details…

+ Jeriko House