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Have you ever wanted to just “get away from it all” – escape the rat race, and un-plug from chaotic daily life? Well, the Ecocapsule, from the Slovakian firm Nice Architects, may have you covered. Not only does this super-cool, low-energy compact home combine elements of retro Airstream coolness with 22nd Century Jetson’s design – but it will pretty much go wherever you want to go as well. Continue reading

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Vipp Shelter

The prefabricated Vipp Shelter is a getaway like no other. It not only sweeps you away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. It eliminates the thousands of decisions required when creating your very own escape. Well, you will have to determine where you would like it to be placed….woods, mountains, seaside, desert. Continue reading

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Noa House

This tiny modular house is bursting with geometric genius. Designed by Jaanus Orgussar as an expandable home for his family, the Noa house is exciting from every angle. The 21.5 sq.m. rhombic dodecahedron on a hexagonal base will be enlarged with two additional modules. It can be further extended with additional rhombi, which are simple quadrilaterals having equal sides. Continue reading

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I look at many prefabricated tiny homes and these have taken top billing! PodHouses come delivered to you in your choice of three sizes, from just under seven to nearly twelve sq.m. Models include the Menhir, Cauma, and Plaun. Portal can be added to Cauma and Plaun for weather protection and a tiny terrace. What they have in common is a charming arched structure with highly insulated walls and roof. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood – larch outside and pine inside – pair with double glazed windows and doors. Iron beams support the floor and ease your on-site installation and future moving. Continue reading

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Pod Space: Garden prefab getaways

There is a wealth of prefabricated buildings to ease the pain of new construction or additions to increase space or accommodate a dream. Looking for extra living space, a private garden office, or your very own yoga studio? Pod Space is a strong contender in the design, construction, and delivery of a modern prefab space that goes above and beyond average in style and performance. Continue reading

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MiniMod: Modern Prefab Living

Prefabricated or Off Site Construction (OCS) has so many advantages – perfect indoor conditions in which to build, the use of equipment that can be difficult or cost prohibitive to bring on site, the reduction of construction time, cost, and waste, and greatly minimize the destructive impact on the building site, just to name a few. Continue reading

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The Crib at Strathmore: a small prefab refuge of your own


I must warn you that you will feel a strong desire to own one of these cribs. And there’s a model for every one to be used just as you wish. The Crib is an environmentally responsible, prefab kit building of 250 square feet. It’s shaped like a traditional farm building used to store corn, a corn crib. The similarities end there. This Crib built on the grounds of Strathmore, a performance venue in Bethesda, Maryland, is used as an art studio, a gallery, and a lab. Continue reading

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Geuloever: a prefab wooden house along the river


If you’re a true nature-lover, then Geuloever will inspire you to build the Eco-house of your dreams. Situated in Gulpen-Witten, The Netherlands this small prefabricated wooden house is full of surprising details. It was carefully designed to become a natural part of the surrounding landscape: a floating wooden structure resting over several poles constructed from local trees – an effective solution for the constant threat of flooding in the area. Continue reading

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Mon Huset: Danish modular summer cabins

It’s been some time now that I’ve been having an official crush on summer cabins located up in the Northern part of Europe, such as the Scandinavian countries. The modular cottages for summer living shared here today are created by the Danish architectural firm Lykke + Nielsen, who launched this idea as a side business. I think they’ve done a fabulous job. These architect-designed holiday homes are made from a prefabricated modular template and can be delivered in six months from the day of ordering. So, let’s say a cabin is ordered as a Christmas present at the end of the year and then as soon as summer season begins, one could be ready to move in. Splendid! Continue reading

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Garoza House: modular prefab housing for all

Prefab home in Spain - a 75sqm two-story building

Garoza House is a small prefabricated home in Spain – a 75sqm two-story building that utilizes various dry-construction systems to achieve absolute comfort and efficiency. This compact prefab is based on a modular design that takes into consideration the production in a workshop, with all interior finishes, of the maximum size supported by conventional truck or train transport (3m wide, 2.5m tall, and up to 12m long). Continue reading