Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Fresh From the Factory
That's the headline on a New York Times story published today on prefab homes. The story notes that "even higher-end modular construction can still undercut the price of similarly designed traditional homes." Reporter Amy Gunderson also mentions less expensive options (very un-New York Times) such as the $69,500 weeHouse from Alchemy Architects in St. Paul. In addition to winning a recent AIA Minnesota award, the weeHouse was featured in the Walker Art Center exhibit Some Assembly Required, which was a Building Minnesota podcast feature as well. If you missed it in Minneapolis, Some Assembly Required is on display at the Yale Architecture School in New Haven, Conn. until February 2.

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