Saturday, 29 November 2008

The Prefab Gets a Makeover

Short Description: A Rocio Romero prefab with wood siding. A modern movement is creating efficient designs that rely on natural light, ventilation and landscaping. By David A. Keeps, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer March 13, 2008.

Content Inside: ALLISON ARIEFF wrote the book "Prefab" in 2002, chronicling the history of prefabricated houses and mapping the possible future of environmentally responsible modular home design and fabrication. Here, Arieff shares her opinions about the contemporary design movement she dubs "modern prefab": Kit houses have been around since Sears Roebuck started selling them 100 years ago, and the Eames House in Pacific Palisades was built from off-the-shelf materials. Why has prefab become popular again?

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