The homes still aren't cheap by any means, but through the manufacturer's economies of scale and a growing interest in prefab building, they are able to start passing those cost savings on to the customer.
New Cali-Made Prefab Houses Tackle the Shipping Problem
Through innovations in the market my dream of having a simple, elegant, pre-fab home is becoming more of a reality each day. These all fit within standard shipping containers, so you can almost put them anywhere accessible by truck. Lots of scenic options
Personally, I’ve never been a fan of the straight lines of modern architecture, instead preferring the organic shapes of cob and straw bale. However, for those who enjoy a more boxy and modern look, building homes from repurposed shipping containers is a growing trend and a sustainable option if you’d like to use recycled or …
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