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Modular Living On Barcelona’s River

September 12, 2010

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The focus of this project is to have happy homes across the fluvial surroundings of Barcelona. Self-efficient loft units measuring 45m2 that are solar-powered and completely energy self-efficient, look pleasant enough to dot the landscape. The basic premise is to use one single multi-purpose open space which gets partitioned into the kitchen, living room, bedroom, […]

International Dome Houses

September 12, 2010

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The Japanese know a thing or two about living in small spaces. Additionally, Japanese designers and architects also have to know a thing or two about how to design homes for a country with high land prices, strict building codes and numerous earthquakes. These futuristic prefab houses from the International Dome House Company are built […]

Clean Modern Lines Home Design : Bainbridge Island Home

September 12, 2010

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The clean modern lines of this newly constructed waterfront home are a rare and perfect match for the person looking for simplicity and a zen-like quality in a home. Striking and progressive materials are utilized throughout in this smart and edgy design. Featured in a recent Seattle AIA exhibition, the architect/builder has been recognized as […]

An Original Architectural Concept: The Sandwich House From Ryoichi Kojima

September 12, 2010

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We’ve shown you a lot of weird looking homes lately. Upside-down ones, weird-shaped projects from unconventional materials, built in strange places and on unusual terrains. It would be a little out of line to say that this place was inspired by something in the culinary area, however the Sandwich House follows our list of original […]

Small Contemporary Prefab Home : Easy to Build and Sustainable

September 12, 2010

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Because of our many comments here on Freshome demanding that we should also share with you guys ideas that are easier to put to practice and homes that are more affordable, today we would like to present a house that fits this requested profile. HIVE Modular is a company that produces and sells prefab modular […]

Beautiful White Villa in Brazil by Una Arquitetos

September 12, 2010

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This interesting and original-looking residence comes from Una Arquitetos and is located in Curitiba, in Brazil. Its white and unusual exterior make it stand out in its environment, if we are to think about this from an architectural point of view.The house is surrounded by trees, creating shade during the summer and a pleasing atmosphere […]

Fab-Homes Intros Passive House Prefabs

September 12, 2010

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Yesterday, a new green home design studio called Fab-Homes launched a collection of pre-designed Passive Houses for the North American market. The Vancouver-based company designed the homes to consume up to 90% less energy for heating, cooling, and operations. The actual Passive House standard will be the goal, although these homes won’t necessarily be required […]