The trends in prefab housing reflect a new generation of stylish-savvy, individualistic, and cost-conscious designers eager to help new families everywhere achieve the dream of home ownership. Today, prefab houses are manufactured to the highest standards of durability, environmental efficiency, and aesthetics. This book deals with this topic.
For many, the idea of prefab housing may bring to mind trailers and other less desirable images of home life. But this idea couldn't be more wrong Rather, the newest trends in prefab have emerged as a great way for a design- (and cost-) conscious generation to achieve the dream of home ownership. Today, prefab houses are manufactured to the highest standards of construction and aesthetics. And with the internet, these houses can be ordered from all over the world—affording people everywhere the opportunity to acquire an affordable home of distinction.
Prefab Modern explores the best prefabricated houses on the market today, from all over the world along with a resource directory on how you can purchase them. Included are case studies from all over the US and around the world, from top architects and designers.
Prefab is the inevitable next step to "cool" housing as the market looks for reasonably priced housing for first and second homes. "Prefab Houses Designsource" is the perfect guide to this undeniable and fascinating trend.
Marta Serrats is a design editor for "Loft Publications", and an expert in architecture and store displays. She is the author of such highly acclaimed titles as "New Shops and Boutiques", "Capturing Space", "Point of Purchase", and "Unique Packaging".