The 1% Is About to Meet the Prefab Home
SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- Prefabricated housing doesn't typically inspire images of luxury or the stylish designs of top architects. Made famous by Sears, Roebuck & Co., which sold more than 100,000 kit houses during the early 20th century, mail-order ...
Secret Tunnels Under Israel Reveal Threat From Gaza
Its sides and arched ceiling are made of prefabricated cement slabs. Two metal rails run .... It also leaves thousands of Palestinians without the means to build or repair homes, including those destroyed or damaged by Israeli military operations, they ...
Historic status sought for all-metal home
Billed as "the house America has been waiting for," it turned out that the Lustron home was one America quickly forgot. A few hundred of the prefabricated, enamel-clad metal houses were erected in the Midwest after World War II, and there is one in Joplin.
'Lego' apartments the future of affordable housing in Perth
Housing Minister Bill Marmion said the factory prefabricated apartments, which he described as being put together "like Lego", cut construction time in half and are 30 per cent more energy efficient than the average apartment and had already attracted ...
Eid bittersweet for Syrian refugees
Since the Syrian çivil war started four years ago, many Syrian refugees have taken shelter in tent cities and prefabricated houses in the southern provinces of Turkey. They look forward to returning to their homeland especially as Eid is approaching ...