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Honda: Designing More Than Just Sustainable Cars

Honda: Designing More Than Just Sustainable Cars

On the University of California’s Davis campus sits a live-in model of the future of home design. Known as the Honda Smart Home, the building boasts more than just curbside […]

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A Buyer’s Guide to Flat Pack Homes

A Buyer’s Guide to Flat Pack Homes

You wouldn’t expect the words “flat” and “home” to appear in the same sentence, let alone the same phrase. But in a world where 3-D printers can manufacture human stem […]

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Marmoleum: The Greenest and Healthiest Floor Covering in the World

Marmoleum: The Greenest and Healthiest Floor Covering in the World

Remember linoleum, that durable but boring material found on most kitchen and bathroom floors of older homes. These days, its called marmoleum and comes in bright colors and faux finishes. Whatever name you […]

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At What Point Does Size Cancel Out Sustainability?

At What Point Does Size Cancel Out Sustainability?

A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and […]

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LivingHome in Santa Monica by architect Ray Kappe
Photo courtesy Tom Bonner Photography

7 Benefits of Prebuilt Homes

There’s a reason why we have factories. A bunch of reasons, actually. Ask any automaker and they’ll rhyme off a few. Prebuilt homes, also called prefabricated, prefab or modular homes, […]

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Issues that Come up When Buying and Building a Green Home

Issues that Come up When Buying and Building a Green Home

Ever wonder what it might be like to own a green home?  How about the issues you might face in building one? Green building attorneys are generally removed from the […]

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A Multi-level Prefab House That’s Built in Just 24 Hours

A Multi-level Prefab House That’s Built in Just 24 Hours

With modular homes on the rise, it seems to be time to bid farewell to long months and even years of construction and salute fast-paced, prefabricated systems arriving across the […]

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Guide to Modular Home Prices

Guide to Modular Home Prices

By scaling up and standardizing, modular, or prefab, homes are now more affordable than ever before. Though it is possible to get a modular home for cheaper than a stick-built […]

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Photo by Ann Gord Photos.

Building a Green Home on a Budget

The notion of building or remodelling to deep green standards is daunting. A 2011 survey by the National Association of Homebuilders found that 60 percent of professional builders thought environmentally […]