When most of us think of pre-fabricated housing, images of low quality trailer homes spring to mind. But in recent years, a combination of new technologies, better designs, experimentation and rising construction costs have seen a renaissance in factory built housing. This home is a perfect example. Can you see the advantages of prefab in your situation?
Factory-built homes that make sense - Vancouver - "1,800-square-foot three-bedroom house ...two-bedroom garden suite that is 800 square feet, and a two-bedroom laneway house that is 500 square feet...with rooftop gardens, solar panels, net-zero energy use, radiant heat " An Alaska nonprofit has ordered 100 of the prebuilt modular homes"to be built with federal funding for low-income households, including seniors, single-parent families, the disabled, and homeless veterans."
Factory-built homes have a “trailer park” stigma no more. These amazing modern homes are built in a factory then shipped to site. Not only is the process more efficient and less expensive, it is the green way to build a quality, sustainable home. Process aside, these homes are beautiful, and much cheaper than any comparable site-built home on the market. Here are 9 of the USA’s greatest modern prefab homes…
This home is another example of the renaissance taking over the pre-fabricated homes industry. There are 14 more images in this gallery here: http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/sf2j Do you still see factory built homes as little more than glorified trailer homes? Take a tour and let us know your viewpoint :)
Marmol Radziner Prefab Amid the industrial expanse of Vernon, California, Marmol Radziner Prefab’s factory-built homes are pieced together in a process akin to the assembly lines made famous by Henry Ford. Wood cladding skins the facade of a completed Marmol Radziner Prefab home in Venice, California. This originally appeared in Marmol Radziner Prefab.