Is a kit house for you? Thinking outside the box - Architecture - via FT How To Spend It

Thinking outside the box

Is a kit house for you? Thinking outside the box - Architecture - via FT How To Spend It

From early-20th-century Sears Catalog Homes to the housing experiments by French modernist Jean Prouvé, prefab construction—that is, assembling a structure from components produced off-site—has had a rich, long history....

5 of the coolest prefab houses you can order right now

From early-20th-century Sears Catalog Homes to the housing experiments by French modernist Jean Prouvé, prefab construction—that is, assembling a structure from components produced off-site—has had a rich, long history....

Bert & May's new prefab box homes provide a new customisable and affordable housing solution that doesn’t require planning permission

Boxed in: Bert & May introduce a new customisable prefab housing unit

Bert & May's new prefab box homes provide a new customisable and affordable housing solution that doesn’t require planning permission

Pre Fabs were created in large numbers as social housing in East London following the second war

Pre Fabs were created in large numbers as social housing in East London following the second war

Pre-Fab houses - I remember the one my other grannie lived in, in the 1950s and 60's. I loved visiting her and her back garden was huge (to me at age 5!)

Pre-Fab houses - I remember the one my other grannie lived in, in the 1950s and 60's. I loved visiting her and her back garden was huge (to me at age 5!)

The first of 500,000 prefab homes went on show in London today 31st April, 1944. They were designed for demobilised servicemen and bombed out families and consisted of 2 bedrooms, a living room, bathroom and toilet and kitchen on one floor, and were built by the motor industry. Some still survive and are listed buildings(Joy: Hector Murdoch's historic homecoming in 1946 became one of the war's most famous images)

Absolutely prefabulous: residents of Britain's last prefab estate battle to save homes that were built to last only ten years

The first of 500,000 prefab homes went on show in London today 31st April, 1944. They were designed for demobilised servicemen and bombed out families and consisted of 2 bedrooms, a living room, bathroom and toilet and kitchen on one floor, and were built by the motor industry. Some still survive and are listed buildings(Joy: Hector Murdoch's historic homecoming in 1946 became one of the war's most famous images)

Homeowners lucky enough to have outdoor space are replacing their garden sheds with studios, guest rooms and flexible work spaces. These are 12 of the best.

Homeowners lucky enough to have outdoor space are replacing their garden sheds with studios, guest rooms and flexible work spaces. These are 12 of the best.

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