The Architect Is In: A Cost-Effective Factory-Built House with Lake|Flato : Remo
 

The Architect Is In: A Cost-Effective Factory-Built House with Lake|Flato : Remo



Get inspired by a gallery of Light and Airy Rooms and more on our new Gallery of rooms and spaces. Category User Latest Latest Latest products Design Newsstand Our picks of the best design and garden blogs organized by helpful themes. Browse >> . Home Posts Posts Products Posts Posts Products The Architect Is In: A Cost-Effective Factory-Built House with Lake|Flato by Christine Issue 23 · Summer Color · June 9, 2012 The Architect Is In: A Cost-Effective Factory-Built House with Lake|Flato by Christine Issue 23 · Summer Color · June 9, 2012 This weekend, Ted Flato and Bill Aylor of Lake|Flato Architects (members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory ) discuss their Porch House project in Texas, a compound of buildings made with a simple kit of factory-built components. The architects will be available for the next 48 hours to answer any and all reader questions (post your queries in the comments section below). The San Antonio, Texas-based firm has a mission: to deliver cost-effective, high-quality design; striving to ameliorate the built environment across the country. For the Porch House project, they combined factory-built rooms (living and bedroom spaces) with custom-designed elements built on site (what they call "connective tissue"). Lake|Flato’s Porch House system is able to adapt both to the unique characteristics of any site as well as to a client’s individual needs, resulting in a cost-effective yet customized design solution. Simple, really; instead of starting from scratch on every project; the architects' critical design input is used to arrange the rooms and the connecting spaces like porches, breezeways, overhangs, and carports in between. (Depending on the climate; connecting spaces are not necessarily outdoor spaces.) Not that the factory-built living rooms and bedrooms are anything to sniff at. Simple and perfect in their execution; “The big question we kept asking ourselves as we designed these rooms," says Ted, “ was 'Would D
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