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Grand Huf

posted 05.11 in news.

As a preface to an upcoming article on prefab housing, which may not be ready for a while… here is a Grand Designs repeat about the construction of a german Huf Haus , demonstrating how ridiculously quickly they can be erected, and also how...

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ARKit

posted 07.09 in resources.

Craig Chatman Architect
[Level 1/15 Johnston Street]
Collingwood VIC 3066
Australia
Ph: +61 03 9416 3615

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Happy Haus

posted 06.09 in resources.

Donovan Hill designed portable housing.

Regrowth

posted 03.09 in resources.

pod comp

The February 2009 fires in Victoria have re-written the rules about bushfires. Many of the fires registered heat above 1,200 degrees Celsius and wind speeds of more than 120 kph, leaving very little in their wake. This is unprecedented. The HOUSE...

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Container

posted 03.09 in resources.

A site dedicated to showcasing the reuse of shipping containers. With links to quite a few projects around the world, including Sean Godsell’s Future Shack.

Pod news

posted 03.09 in news.

A Regrowth Pod prototype (see Butterpaper 14.02.09 ) has almost been built for a burnt-out site in Kinglake. The architects and buiders are being followed through the process by a team of film makers so hopefully we will get a better picture of what...

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caravan

posted 11.08 in news.

A modest caravan won the Bizarre award at the recent Ho Chi Minh Architecture Awards. Seems that mobile homes are a new thing in Vietnam. Architect and builder Ho Van Tho aims to have these on the market soon for US$3K to US$6K to help alleviate...

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Kieran Timberlake Associates

posted 08.08 in resources.

Home Delivery

posted 08.08 in news.

MOMA in New York has a prefab exhibition on at the moment (July 20th to October 20th) that includes five specially erected houses in a vacant lot nearby. This website shows them off, and has a timeline of prefabs as well as installation videos.

Small

posted 04.07 in news.

Remember how houses used to be really small, before rumpus rooms and spa baths were invented. Now you can live like your great great grandparents, by your self a very 19th Century looking Lusby or Rockport, or if you’re after something a...

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micro compact home

posted 08.05 in news.

Horden Cherry Lee has developed the “Micro Compact Home” which come in small pods that can be clipped together. Elements of the design are based on the Japanese tea house.

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fire, house, portable housing, shipping containers, small