Fabrication + Modular Building + Prefab Design

 

Fabrication

  • top firm: michelle kaufmann, aia, leed ap

    It all started with a headache.

     
  • production values

    what it takes to bring alternative housing models to market.

     
  • Cement Learns a Few New Tricks

    A plant that uses the pollution from a power plant or other factory to create green cement, with a natural inspiration.

     
  • From Lions to Lemurs

    FXFowle and the Wildlife Conservation Society found a new use for the Bronx Zoo's vacant Lion House, as a LEED-certified habitat for Madagascan wildlife.

     
  • Assemble Me

    A comprehensive history of factory-produced architecture is captured in the exhibition "Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling," on view through Oct. 20 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

     
  • Prefab is FAB, But Only Half the Battle

    The editor-in-chief explores the implications of prefab housing and design.

     
  • Slide Library, Columbia University

    One of Columbia University's newest facilities has a very specialized purpose: the storage and conservation of projection slides, a staple of art history and archaeology instruction. In this project, architects Marble Fairbanks created an enclosure for th

     
  • Drape Wall / Cloak Wall

    Two discrete wall systems based on the same concept of modularity, Drape Wall and Cloak Wall both provide alternatives to stick construction for single-family homes.

     
  • Loft-In-A-Box

    Architect/Artist Adam Kalkin—who created buzz in 2005 with his shipping container–framed Push Button House—is adding a Salt Lake City condo complex to his portfolio of experiments in container construction.

     
  • humble abod

    When BSB Design decided to create a prototype for affordable housing in South Africa, it approached the task with gusto. Representatives from the firm's offices around the United States mocked up several different concepts, eventually settling on a simple metal design they dubbed—and...

     
 
 
 
 

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