Monthly Archives: March 2013

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Fab Cab’s Luxurious Medium-Sized 2-Bedroom Home

If the 550 square foot FabCab home is a little too small for your taste, you may be interested in the medium size home the company offers, with as much as 848 square feet of interior living space. This is another great option for a hunting cabin, guest house, or getaway home, offering an extra […]

By |March 15th, 2013|Modern design, Prefab|0 Comments

Inspiration Home is Affordable Cottage for Energy-Conscious Washington State

Scott Bergford is a custom builder in Olympia, Washington, who is managing to keep his company afloat during the housing slump by building green, cottage-style homes that are affordable and use high-performance technologies and products. His Scott Homes are known to be “some of the most energy efficient houses in Washington State.”

The recently built 2,020-square-foot Inspiration Home is certified to Energy Star 3.0, EPA Indoor airPlus, and Built Green Level 5, and sold for $450,000.

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By |March 14th, 2013|Green Building|3 Comments

Bunkie is a Tiny Prefab Home For Your Favorite Getaway Location

This tiny prefab house is the perfect space for anyone who dreams of weekend retreats in the countryside enjoying the great outdoors. A collaboration between 608 Design and BLDG Workshop, “Bunkie” brings together everything you need for minimalist, affordable, and eco-friendly living.

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By |March 13th, 2013|Prefab|0 Comments

Greenfab Features Latest Green Modular Home at International Builders Show

Last month, Seattle homebuilder, Greenfab, showcased two of its green, prefab modular, home designs at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas. Almost 7,000 people visited the two homes that were set up outside of the main entrance.

It took only five hours to complete the initial installation of the 2100 and 2300 Series homes, which arrived in five modules apiece, for a total of 4,400 square feet, and were completely finished in just six days.

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By |March 12th, 2013|MODULAR HOMES|0 Comments

Residents of The Q Experience Luxurious James Bond Lifestyle with Solar Power

“The Q” is an apartment building in the Little Italy neighborhood of San Diego, California (Jonathan Segal FAIA & Development Company), so named after the gadget-inventing character, Q, of James Bond movie fame. A gross square footage of 90,000 houses 29 residential units, between 400 and 1,900 square feet a piece, along with underground parking.

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By |March 11th, 2013|Multifamily|2 Comments

Fiscavaig House Rests on Stilts to Minimize Environmental Impact

This tiny Fiscavaig Hen House by Rural Design near the Isle of Skye in Scotland was designed with the local ancient landscape in mind. With a need to minimize its environmental impact and provide virtually no disruption to the surrounding area, the tiny timber home rests on stilts and is only 70 square meters in size.

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By |March 10th, 2013|Modern architecture|0 Comments