The question "what would Eichler do?" clinched the deal that created Simpatico Homes, a modular-home company inspired by the work of the postwar developer Joseph Eichler. The company’s prototype home in Emeryville, in which co-founder Seth Krubiner has lived since late 2011, was created in a San Jose factory for around $270 per square foot. Photo by Jake Stangel.
We spoke to Stepan Skala from Bachbox, and discovered that a box is not just a box – it’s a stylish portable shelter, designed for extreme environments, with an outer steel shell and four large folding decks which completely enclose the building when not in use.