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Modern prefab housing.

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bergdorf Goodwill, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. sonick

    sonick Well-Known Member

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    I love prefeab housing, and if I ever leave a city I will consider it very seriously. There is an LA firm that has come up with some awesome stuff that is slightly more customizable while retaining all that is good about prefab:

    http://www.marmolradzinerprefab.com/cp9.html


    That very house (the first prefab one that MR did) is now for sale, if you want to spend $1.85 million (so much for inexpensive prefab, eh?) to live in Desert Hot Springs:

    http://www.latimes.com/classified/re...me-middleright
     
  3. MRoberts72

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    I have seen the LABhaus prototype home and thought it was very well done. I know they just released pricing on their Ios line, which is around $40-$100k. It looks like they've managed to bring a higher design to a modest price point.

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    http://www.labhaus.com/models/ios/
     
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    Looks like IKEA is jumping onto the Prefab bandwagon...

    http://www.gizmag.com/go/7108/
    http://www.boklok.co.uk/


    I think Toyota also makes their own prefabs in Japan.

    At least with Marmol Radziner, I am not sure there is much in cost savings buying one of their houses versus building your own.
     
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    Marmol Radziner is priced at over $300 / ft, while LABhaus is around $130 with foundation and installation.
     
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    I think Toyota also makes their own prefabs in Japan.

    At least with Marmol Radziner, I am not sure there is much in cost savings buying one of their houses versus building your own.


    Toyota does sell houses, but I am not sure they are prefab, if they are they come in a lot of pieces (most are 2 stories at least).
    Mujirushi (aka simple clean designed products, moderately priced) makes a line of prefab modern houses. Some are kinda cool.
     
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