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The tiniest houses in the world
Stuff.co.nz
If you think your inner-city apartment is small, think again. Here are some of the world's smallest houses - on wheels, standing alone, or wedged next to fully-sized buildings. The last resident of Britan's smallest house (above) was a local fisherman ...

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How Farms Became the New Hot Suburb
Smithsonian
“I thought of the prefabricated town in The Truman Show, created to exist separately from the rest of the world. .... A brilliant mid-winter sun blooms over the Guest House, a welcome center not unlike the one at Disneyland, a half-hour drive up ...


The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Prefab housing market faces pressures in US
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Linwood Custom Homes is the big dwarf of the North American home-building market, its chief executive likes to say. But even the giants got trampled by the U.S. housing crash seven years ago. “It was ugly,” said Bill Mascott, head of the Delta, B.C ...

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Lansing State Journal

State law may impact Niowave issue
Lansing State Journal
The debate is over whether Niowave fulfilled its promise to improve the appearance of a prefabricated metal building it uses as a research facility. Neighbors call the ... The homes, according to the report, were repaired and leased to employees and ...

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Belleville News Democrat

Illinois endangered landmarks include East St. Louis building set for demolition
Belleville News Democrat
McDonald, of Landmarks Illinois, said Charles King houses influenced the design of prefabricated houses. “The Swansea property will be a success story,” McDonald said. “That's a perfect example of how these mid-century modern homes and can have (use) ...

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