Thursday, 28 August 2008

PieceHomes by Jonathan Davis, Architect

pieceHomes premiered at Dwell on Design last month with seven modern prefab designs that take full green advantage of factory-built construction. Created by LA-based Davis Studio Architecture + Design, pieceHomes hold the promise of thoughtful integration of materials, technologies, and site considerations with both custom and standardized modular architecture at affordable prices.

About Piece Homes:

PieceHomes offers a series of green, modern, smartly-designed homes created by Davis Studio Architecture + Design. Partnering with off-site high qualty builders, these modern beauties should prove to be high quality, environmentally friendly and easy to create and own.


Basic Details
* basic "kit" price: TBA
* sq ft: 680
* kit price/sq ft: TBA
* est. finished price/sq ft:TBA
* bedrooms: 1
* baths: 1
* garage: no
* deck: yes


* Solar panel covered entry
* fireplace

* Davis Studio Architecture + Design
* Jonathan Davis, Architect

* 13105 Venice Blvd
* Los Angeles, CA 90066

* 310.572.6055 Tel
* Email:
* Web site:
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minihome solo SE 2008 sustainability, affordability, simplicity, beauty

The miniHome offers the possibility for year-round affordable living on almost any site. It is equally at home in a remote wilderness setting - completely off-grid - or in an urban trailer park. Its remarkable combination of energy efficient systems and beautiful finishes usually associated with luxury condominiums, results in a home that sings the virtues of simplicity and conservation.

About miniHome Solo SE:

The miniHome Solo is the smallest miniHome at 275 sq ft within it's 36' x 8' shell. Classified as a travel-trailer and built on a steel frame with three wheeled axels, the solo can be easily towed to any site as a semi-permanent home. The newest "SE" edition features 350 sq ft of asand improved design, hardware and finishes.

Basic Details

* basic "kit" price:
* $119,000
* sq ft:
* 350 (SE model)
* kit price/sq ft:
* $340
* est. finished price/sq ft:
* $340

* bedrooms:
* studio
* baths:
* 1
* garage:
* no
* decks:
* no

Base Price Includes:

* all windows / doors / screens and shades
* Boak wood-grain exterior cladding
* EPDM membrane roof
* Insulation - up to R40 floors/walls/roof

* interior flooring / all finishes / millwork and built-in furniture
* kitchen cabinets / sink appliances / toilet / fixtures
* electrical and lighting systems
* optional: wind turbine kit / roofgarden kit / skirting kit

Sustain Design Studio - Altius Architecture Inc. 1 Atlantic Avenue #120
Toronto, Canada M6K 3E7
416.516.7772 Tel
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