Earn a Weekend in a Prefab KitHAUS

KitHAUS just installed two prefab modules, a K3 and K4, in Arroyo Grande, California.  And if you’ve ever wanted to test out a tiny prefab, the company is running a contest over the next year called “ourHAUS yourHAUS kitHAUS” for the opportunity to stay a weekend in the fully equipped kitHAUS retreat.

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By |November 5th, 2010|Categories: Prefab|Tags: , |0 Comments

Rivers’ Edge Surfaces from Oklahoma

By |November 4th, 2010|Categories: Materials, Recycled|0 Comments

Old Shed Now an Ivy Covered Art Studio

By |November 3rd, 2010|Categories: Landscape|3 Comments

Solar Powered Green Home for Atlanta

Concourse E unveiled a new project concept this week for a corner lot in Atlanta, Georgia.  The luxurious, green project would have three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, and several spaces designed to facilitate gathering and relaxing.  If you’re in the area, the company will have a preview event this Thursday night to share more detail of the Wessyngton House.

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By |November 3rd, 2010|Categories: Modern architecture|Tags: |0 Comments

Getting a Home Energy Assessment

You may not be in a position to design and build a new green home with cutting-edge design, techniques, and products. Most people aren’t. But it's definitely a good idea to invest in your existing home to make it more energy efficient, healthy, and green. That’s what I’m doing with my old place built in 1958. Probably the first place to start is with a home energy assessment or energy audit, explained in this video.

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By |November 2nd, 2010|Categories: Energy Efficiency, video|0 Comments

Rethinking Waste in a Reclaimed Space

Austin-based Reclaimed Space built this modular prefab with roughly 80% reclaimed materials and presented it at Dwell on Design 2010.  With interior design by Zem Joaquin, founder of Ecofabulous, the 400-square-foot home has Electrolux appliances, a vertical living wall from Fyto Wall, CaesarStone countertops, Mythic zero-VOC paints, Solatube daylighting, LED lighting, and Caroma water-efficient bathroom fixtures.  If you didn't get a chance to see it, watch this five-part video series embedded below:
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By |November 1st, 2010|Categories: Prefab, Single Family, video|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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