Entries tagged as 'Germany'
On Monday The New York Times featured a residential project in Germany by architect Daniel Libeskind.
model: The Villa
designer: Daniel Libeskind
builder: proportion GmbH
size: 515 m² (5,543 sf)
price: €2,000,000 - €3,000,000 ($2,800,000 - $4,200,000)
Interesting to note: Daniel Libeskind designed "the Jewish Museum Berlin and the master plan for the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site in New York".
Read the entire article for more.
Author: Kevin Brass
Publication: New York Times
Section: Great Homes and Destinations
Length: 930 words
Date: June 15, 2009
Hat tip: Jetson Green on June 15, 2009.
The Dwell blog reported on prefabs at the Milan Furniture Fair.
Contemporist covered the Huf Haus, a kit company in Germany:
...you can choose to put these post and beam homes together yourself, or Huf Haus will manage the whole project for you.
The firm, known for its high-end prefab homes (such as their Desert Hot Springs prototype), will launch a new line of prefab models that will be priced 20-25 percent less than their existing line.
Wings is taking off in great prefab form.
The Good Human's Prefab Wednesday posted a recap of 2007.
Inhabitat's Prefab Friday covered the German 'Option House':
Option is a fully functional, light-filled dwelling that delivers low-impact living in just 70 square meters [753 sf] of elegant and understated space.
...an amazing example of how you can change the natural environment...
Jetson Green showed a video of a not-yet-built container home:
Looks pretty cool, but let's see if it gets made...
Slated to begin production early next year, the exact location of the house is being kept secret. All we have at this stage are some specs: three bedrooms and 2,800 interior square footage with a 750 square foot deck.