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Delaware Hospital Expansion Uses Innovative Prefab Technologies

Featuring a five-story atrium lit by natural sunlight at its entrance, the expansion of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Delaware incorporates significant amounts of prefabricated modules and materials into its construction. Project executive and prefabrication manager for Swedish builder Skansa USA, Marty Corrado, hired Rob Whartnaby as foreman and superintendent to build […]

By |July 15th, 2013|Prefab|0 Comments

Visitor Centre at Vancouver Botanical Garden Features Undulating Green Roof

Of of Canada’s first buildings to be certified under the International Living Future Institute’s Living Building Challenge and designed to exceed LEED Platinum status for a significant model of sustainability, the 1,765 square meter VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, was designed by Perkins+Will in partnership with Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture and Cornelia Hahn Oberlander.

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By |April 5th, 2013|Green Roof|3 Comments

Blu Home Builds Joshua Tree Vacation Home for Disney Family

Blu® Homes builds award-winning, architecturally designed prefab houses in a 250,000 square foot manufacturing facility near Vallejo, California using a proprietary steel framing and building technology that results in economical, low-maintenance houses that are strong, beautiful, and finished on-site.

The Blu | Origin is their most versatile design, allowing for numerous floor plan possibilities. From studios to small one-bedroom cottages to two-bedroom homes, the Origin can stand alone, work well as a home addition or guest house, or be combined with other Blu Homes models. With prices starting at $130,000 the Origin is available in three sizes that are 18 feet wide: 24 feet, 36 feet, and 48 feet.

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By |March 28th, 2013|PREFABRICATED HOMES|2 Comments

Prefab Fishers Island House Steps Up the Modern Modular to Luxury Vacation Living

Recently published by Resolution: 4 Architecture, this time lapse video shows how builders stacked thirteen prefabricated boxes to create this stunning six bedroom, five bathroom home in Fisher’s Island, New York.

For a total size of 4,469 square feet, the private vacation home resides on a wooded lot from which residents can gaze upon either side of Fishers Island, just off the coast of New London, Connecticut. Its UK-based inhabitants entertain family and friends here during holidays and summer months, sleeping dozens of guests.

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By |February 12th, 2013|Prefab|3 Comments

Port-a-Bach Features Stylish Home Design in a Portable Container

The Port-a-Bach home is designed by the New Zealand Atelierworkshop architectural firm of Cecile Bonnifait and William Giesen, whose “approach is orientated towards reconnecting people with a physical reality, a territory, its history and a cultural context.” They believe that up-cycling containers can be effective solutions in projects where site access and portability are concerns. […]

By |February 4th, 2013|CONTAINER HOMES|8 Comments

BluServ™Plus Brings You Full-Service Homebuilding from Blu® Homes

Blu® Homes is now offering “start to finish” project management services so that they can more easily provide customers with precision-engineered, green prefabricated houses. BluServâ„¢ Plus services include design, fixed bid, general contractor, schedule management, project management, and site work. […]

By |January 15th, 2013|Prefab|0 Comments