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EAN-139780061150920   EAN-13 barcode 9780061150920
Product NamePrefab Modern
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0060859644
SKUE9780060859640
Price New65.34 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used8.20 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.48 inches    (convert)
Height11.04 inches    (convert)
Length9.02 inches    (convert)
Weight28 ounces    (convert)
AuthorJill Herbers
Page Count160
BindingPaperback
Published02/07/2006
Long Description

For many, the idea of prefab housing may bring to mind trailers and other less desirable images of home life. But this idea couldn't be more wrong! Rather, the newest trends in prefab has emerged as a great way for a design- (and cost-) conscious generation to achieve the dream of home ownership. Today, prefab houses are manufactured to the highest standards of construction and aesthetics. And with the internet, these houses can be ordered from all over the world--affording people everywhere the opportunity to acquire an affordable home of distinction.

Prefab Modern explores the best prefabricated houses on the market today, from all over the world along with a resource directory on how you can purchase them. Included are case studies from all over the US and around the world, from top architects and designers. Projects featured include:

  • The Ikea "Blokok House"
  • Michael Graves "Target House"
  • Steven Holl's "Turbulence House" in New Mexico
  • David Hertz's Venice, CA "Concrete House"
  • "SUSI" and "Fred Houses" from Kaufmann, KFN Architects (Australia)
  • Jennifer Siegal's "Office of Mobile Design" and "Seaview House"

and many more!

Prefab is the inevitable next step to "cool" housing as the market looks for reasonably priced housing for first and second homes. Prefab Modern is the perfect guide to this undeniable and fascinating trend.

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