In this interview, G Living sits down with Peter DeMaria to talk about his work using containers in modern home design and construction. I was really impressed with DeMaria — he tells you everything you ever wanted to know about container architecture and talks about scalability, sustainability, mold, termites, insulation, design, etc. If you're thinking about using containers in your project, the ones mentioned in this interview cost about $900 – $2500 and are about 320 sf per unit. Great video!
Damien Somerset and Nicole Bassett of Shift33 put together this video interview with Leo Marmol, innovator of green prefab. Definitely worth a view. I’ve always been an advocate of green prefab, because I think it’s where the green building revolution is going in the future. What do you think?
Via Marmol Radziner Blog.
If you’re on the West Coast and want to check out modern prefab a la Dwell, the experts of modern prefab, now’s your chance. The Dwell NextHouse by Empyrean – Silicon Valley will be open for tours to the public March 29-30, 2008. The 2,400 sf prefab was designed to accommodate natural light, solar orientation, seasonal shading from vegetation, and prevailing wind movement, and also to contribute to passive heating and cooling.
Plus, for a sneak preview of the inside of the Silicon Valley NextHouse, I’ve embedded a little video from sallyTV founder, Sally Kuchar, interior designer for the project. I think you’ll enjoy the over dub …