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maximizing the microclimate. The construction process also leveraged the efficiency of wood-frame modulars, where approximately 80% of the house was built in a factory. By utilizing the opportunities available for off-site construction, the time required of crews on-site was significantly diminished,
transport of crews and materials. The Dwell Home has become a precedent in demonstrating the superiority of prefabricated building technology over site-built homes in terms of environmental factors, quality and efficiency of building, and the cost and speed of construction and design. Architects: Joseph
affordable modern houses. Modern Modular, a new book from Princeton Architectural Press, highlights 14 of the dozens of prefab houses they've realized. This ideabook looks at a handful of those to get at how their modern modular design works and see what the book offers.
Princeton Architectural Press
From the Ground Up
Both of these houses from the "From the Ground Up" competition and book were designed and built to passive-house goals; like BedZED, passive houses use very tight envelopes and heat-recovery units. The house on the right, named TED
Green ideas and book to follow up
Color helps give a modern house its own identity among other modern houses, such as these green-built houses in Syracuse, New York.
on in his essay in the book, the winning houses are highly individual forms that have a scale similar to existing houses in the neighborhood but stand out strongly from them.
Color helps give a modern house its own identity among other modern houses, such as these green-built houses in Syracuse, New
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House Earl's Court
Perfect a pitched roofIn a small extension with a pitched roof like this there is minimal space on the rear wall for a full-height glass door. Here, to boost light levels, folding
built ins...The shelf/benches
Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects
prefer long drapery in modern panels. Motorized window screens are also an option, and are very modern. Here are a few modern window treatment idea books to give you some ideas: ... ... ...
Yes. Venting is the reason. The condo is on a hill and the breezes come Up and in. Also, an added benefit is to keep Site lines open and clear. But mostly it was done for ventilation.
the view out as they are about the view in. If you go the picture window route, consider carefully the look you want to present to the outside world.
This modern Texas home is located on a hill, and the low awning windows allow for breezes to come up and in, increasing ventilation. The window layout
Love the elegant simplicity of the awning, is it an off-the-shelf product or custom built? Thanks
This was custom-built. Just bent aluminum plate.
Michael K. Walker & Associates Inc.
Private Residence Casey Key 2
What is the name of the company who built the pool?
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Double clic on the picture and save it under your idea book
House built on a slope
Schröder House at a Glance Year built: 1924 Architect: Gerrit Rietveld Location: Utrecht, Netherlands Size: 1,200 square feet
that was designed to be lived in, and utilized fully and efficiently.
Schröder House Year built: 1924 Architect: Gerrit Rietveld Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Schröder House Year built: 1924 Architect: Gerrit Rietveld
by Rietveld.Another personal characteristic of the house is the collaborative effort that resulted from her working with Rietveld on the interior's built-in furnishings. She is also credited with the idea for the moveable partitions inside, one of the house's most influential features.
Schröder HouseYear built: 1924Architect: Gerrit RietveldLocation: Utrecht, NetherlandsVisiting info: Audio tours or guided tours availableMust know: At first glance Gerrit Rietveld's design for Schröder House is like a painting come to life. Traditional ideas of construction and enclosure, outside and