These Baltic Townhomes at Rivers Edge recently hit the market, aiming to provide a unique green living experience for folks in the New England area. Located in Manchester, New Hampshire, roughly 45 minutes from Boston, the four-unit project is the first American project by developer Super Bebris of Latvia, which uses a proprietary system of timber and steel construction.
Perhaps you read a recent article in the NY Times on portable shelters. In the article, Jim Robbins discusses the relief housing efforts of a few organizations and companies that I've noticed over the years. These houses, often prefabricated and flat-packed, typically assemble in a short amount of time with simple, available tools. Check out these three home designs below and, if you're aware of any similar endeavors, feel free to share a link below.
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