Your Ultimate Guide To Prefab Homes - Green Diary In recent years, we’ve seen some highly ultramodern homes going beyond the reach of the commoners. Keeping it a bit low, where an average American home costs about $200,000 (more or less), a distinctively attractive abode, dubbed as Prefab Home – unrelated to the futuristic aspect of living; promises style, of course – has gradually come to the fore. Frequently derided as trailer homes, mobile homes, manufactured housing, and modular homes, these wide trailers or mobile-home parks are, now, an essential part of modern American way of life. The Trend:
Families, Empty-Nesters 3-4 bedrooms + additional pods3 baths1 level56' x 54'starting at $635,000optional pod $155,000+ 2-3 bedrooms2-2.5 baths1 level57' x 39' - 6"starting at $350,000 3 bedrooms2 baths1 level60' x 36' | 71' x 40'starting at $465,000+ 2-3 bedrooms2 baths1 level57' x 20' - 6"$285,000+ 2 bedrooms + additional pods2 bathrooms1 level36' x 64' - 6"starting at $465,000optional pod $155,000+ 2-4 bedrooms3 baths2 levels48' x 20' footprintstarting at $446,000 Modern Modular Done Right from Challenger Living A lot of lessons have been learned over the last decade as architects and manufacturers try to make modern green prefab affordable and accessible to a wider audience. A new entry into the market is Challenger, a modern architect-designed line of houses from Manitoba, Canada's Conquest Manufacturing. They recently displayed a new model, the Cube, at the National Home Show in Toronto.
The R1 Residential by Grace Street The r1 Residential: 2,000ish sq. ft., 2 bedroom, 2 story green, modern house. Click here to view the first floor and second floor pdfs. Click here to see dimensions and layout of the R1 Residential with The R1 addition. Modern Townhome at Trinity Bellwoods For Sale at 231 Claremont “While only a year and a half old, I think these townhomes feel very at-home in the neighbourhood. They sit elegantly on the street, and have really added something to the area. ”—Paul This is the very first time this ‘model’ has been offered for resale in the Trinity Bellwoods development. Located on a 15′ wide lot, this stylish home provides roughly 2100 square feet of living space, in addition to direct access underground parking and a rear urban garden. Designed by Cecconi Simone, the mainfloor features a stunning kitchen with abundant storage and preparation space, outfitted with AEG and Liebherr appliances including a gas cooktop. With upgraded Caesarstone countertops, deep drawers and extensive storage, this kitchen is perfect for the serious cook.
Studio 804 - Modular 3 Prefab House Previously featured on Archinnovations for their Sustainable Prototype, Studio 804 is a design/build program at the University of Kansas School of Architecture and Urban Planning. Studio 804 provides students with critical knowledge that prepares them for their future work as young architects in a rapidly changing and challenging profession. This is another tour-de-force by this program. Constructed in the spring of 2006, Modular 3 is a prefab house perched from the highest point in its local vicinity. PieceHomes Standard Series Standard As the name of this range of products will highlight, the Standard series by Piece Homes focus around their basic prefab offerings which are built with the affordability principle in mind. In total, there are nine products will fall under the Standard umbrella: 2250MV3Solar WallSolar PassageVenice 2Venice 3The SingleThe Double320 As some may gather through the name of this building, it is set across 2,250 square feet of internal floor space.
Studio 101 Designs - ridge0™ 2,341 sq ft of livable area + 246 sq ft of storage + 261 sq ft of ext decks / 3 bedroom + 2 bath Download floor plan The ridge0™ is a fully customizable home with a large flex space upstairs and various options available for exterior siding, interior finishes, plumbing fixtures, HVAC systems (including radiant floor heating) and accordion doors. 1Standard model pricing includes: Prefab is Not the Answer to Affordable, Modern, and Green Homes This article was authored by guest Chad Ludeman of Postgreen Homes. Prefab homes seem to be showing up more and more in the media these days, especially with two large exhibits in Philadelphia showcasing their history this year. Like many, I hoped that prefab would be the answer to bringing modern architecture to the masses in the US and beyond. I thought that finally, modern home design would be attainable by those of us who aren’t pulling in lofty six figure incomes. That was until I conducted extensive research into the possibility of starting a development company in Philadelphia using only prefab homes. Don’t get me wrong, I love prefab and many of the firms out there with cutting edge designs in the prefab realm.