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Z-Glass Cost to Build Estimated Material Costs: $26,000 (370 sq ft) Want to know how much it will cost to have a contractor build it for you? Homes / The Dwell Home / The Original Dwell Home The Original Dwell Home was the winning design of the Dwell Home Design Invitational. Sixteen architecture firms from the US and abroad were selected to submit design entries. The winning design came from Resolution 4 Architecture, a firm based in New York City. Since then, the house has been the subject of national press attention and has received accolades from media, designers, and design enthusiasts. In April 2005 it was called "the most high-profile modern prefab house in America" by the Washington Post.

21 Teeny Tiny Homes That Will Change How You Think About Living! : LittleThings.com – Amazing Videos, Stories and News from around the world. It’s the little things in life that matter the most! For most people, the idea of living in a mere 400 square feet or less is enough to break out into a cold sweat of claustrophobia. But these creative and practical folk have proven that you don’t need tons of space to live happily or comfortably! In fact, small spaces can be a good thing for more reasons than one. They can help save on energy bills, they’re cost-effective to build, and they’re individually suited to the needs and tastes of each individual homeowner.

Spacebox Instant, self-contained studio residences. All you need is a crane to stack them up to three units high. The Spacebox is equipped to function as a compact studio residence, complete with kitchen, shower and toilet with a surface area of 18 m or 22 m. There's a large window on one end and the entryway on the other. The units are equipped with a boiler, mechanical ventilation and electrical heating.

MIMA House — MIMA Housing MIMA House is built and assembled by Portilame, an industry with three decades of experience and hundreds of projects realized, from rehabilitation, structures and new constructions. From the technicians to administrative people, from the production to assembly, they have specialized teams, supported by advanced computerized technology, sustaining a design and customized production with the highest quality. MIMA Housing is powered by Portilame. Teahouse / A1 Architects Architects: David Maštálka / A1 Architects Location: Prague, Czech Republic Client: David Maštálka and Lenka Kremenová Project year: 2008 (35 days) Contractor: Vojtěch Bilišic , scupltor and carpenter (Slovak Republic) Collaborators: Lenka Kremenová, Marta Maštálková, Rudolf Maštálka Dome construction: Jan Bašta Opponency of Diploma Project: Terunobu Fujimori , University of Tokyo Interpreting: Petr Holý, Director of Czech Center in Tokyo Surface Area: 3,75 sqm Construction Area: 7 sqm Photographs: Ester Havlová The Garden At the foot of the hill dividing Hloubetin and Aloisov you’ll find a small garden. The garden is unostentatious, slightly wild but even so graceful, each spring apple and cherry trees blossom and when summer swiftly blows upon us our sight of the passing clouds is surrounded by slim blades of grass. The teahouse as a minimal place to gather Natural material

Modern Cabana Blu Homes is committed to making it easier for our customers to build premium quality, beautifully-designed structures at predictable prices. Thanks to the acquisition of Modern Cabana by Blu Homes, our customers now have a smaller prefab option that can be used for home offices, art and photography studios, carpentry shops, playhouses, garden sheds, yoga studios and storage units. More information will be available about Modern Cabanas by Blu Homes starting next year. If you are interested in Modern Cabanas by Blu Homes, please provide us with your information below. Modern Cabana has been a leading builder of modern accessory dwellings in the U.S. since its founding in 2004. Modern Cabana has gained national recognition for its elegant, economical spaces that make it convenient and cost-effective to add accessory space to any home, and has installed its buildings for scores of customers across the U.S.

I-BEAM DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE The Pallet House project by I-Beam Design, was initially conceived as a transitional shelter for the refugees returning to Kosovo after the war. These people needed an immediate alternative to the typical tent solution that could potentially transform into a new permanent home over time, even without access to sophisticated tools and materials. It has since become our aim to also develop the project as a more permanent housing solution to serve not only refugees in disaster stricken areas but also as a modular, prefabricated solution to affordable housing everywhere that can improve people's lives, the environment, society and even inspire greater diplomacy among the various cultures of the world. The Pallet House is an inexpensive, efficient and easily realizable solution to the problem of housing people displaced by natural disaster, plagues, famine, political and economic strife or war. The Pallet House is made of wooden shipping pallets.

WikiHouse WikiHouse is not just one design, or even one technology, but a way of working; a set of principles. The long term aim is to develop a whole catalogue of high-performance, low-cost open source technologies; with multiple construction methods and systems, adapted to different users, climates, cultures and economies. The current system is a good place to start. You are invited to take it, ‘fork it’ and share your design evolution. Treehouse / RPA Architects: RPA Location: Nichols Canyon, Los Angeles, CA, USA Project Area: 16 sqm Project Year: 2009 Photographs: Eric Staudenmaier Low cost housing kits The patented technology is cost effective due to its repetitive application. It is affordable due to the fact that the formwork is used on a repetitive basis for up to 50 reuses per kit; this results in the cost of the formwork being amortized over the construction of 50 units.

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