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13

Mar
2014

In Press

By methodhj

ARCHITECT Magazine: HOMB Modular System

On 13, Mar 2014 | In Press | By methodhj

Such high-profile commissions aside, Skylab has been refining its modular approach to residential construction. The firm, in conjunction with Seattle-based Method Homes, began developing a repeatable prefab module in 2008, during the Great Recession. The team settled upon HOMB (a combination of “home” and “honeycomb”): a 100-square-foot, triangular module made of LVL beams, steel, and SIPs. The module’s integrated structure enables it to be tessellated and configured in infinite ways, according to a client’s imagination and budget.
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28

Feb
2014

In Press

By methodhj

Professional Builder Magazine Design Awards

On 28, Feb 2014 | In Press | By methodhj

Hybrid prefab prototype built for Habitat for Humanity receives silver in Professional Builder’s Systems Built/Modular category.
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28

Feb
2014

In Press

By methodhj

King 5 News: HOIF on New Day Northwest

On 28, Feb 2014 | In Press | By methodhj

The House of the Immediate Future project team visits King 5 News with the new homeowner.
Click here to view the full segment.

18

Feb
2014

In Press

By methodhj

Design Milk: What to do and see during Modernism Week

On 18, Feb 2014 | In Press | By methodhj

Here’s what I can tell you about Palm Springs Modernism Week. It’s called WEEK because you can’t do it in 1.5 days, which is what we tried to do.
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15

Feb
2014

In Press

By methodhj

The Desert Sun: Modernism Week Showcases Net-Zero Homes

On 15, Feb 2014 | In Press | By methodhj

By 2020 all new homes built in California will have to be net-zero buildings that produce enough power to offset all their energy needs, and some of them may look like the super-efficient, super cool prefabs at the Modern Living Expo and Prefab Showcase that kicked off Saturday in Palm Springs.
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05

Feb
2014

In Press

By methodhj

L.A. Times: Modernism Week Highlights 2014

On 05, Feb 2014 | In Press | By methodhj

L.A. Times previews top attractions for Palm Springs Modernism Week.
Click here to read the highlights.

08

Jan
2014

In Featured
Press

By methodhj

Architectural Record: Modular Classroom Makeover

On 08, Jan 2014 | In Featured, Press | By methodhj

The mention of “portable” classrooms—or any similar term—puts fear into the hearts of parents with school-age children. Regardless of whether you call them portable, modular, or temporary classrooms, they conjure up unwelcome images of shoebox-like structures with few windows, stuffy air, and noisy and ineffective mechanical systems. But now several design firms, nonprofit organizations, and prefab building companies are developing improved portable classrooms that address these problems and allow schools to expand quickly and sustainably.
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05

Dec
2013

In Press

By methodhj

Curbed: Watch West Seattle Townhomes Fall into Place

On 05, Dec 2013 | In Press | By methodhj

Yesterday and today, Method Homes have been installing their latest townhome development project in West Seattle at 2816 South West Genesee St. Showing up in 12 pieces, the modular buildings are being craned onto their foundation.
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27

Nov
2013

In Press

By methodhj

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce: Modular townhomes come to West Seattle

On 27, Nov 2013 | In Press | By methodhj

Method Homes is installing three modular townhomes in West Seattle next week that will be available for presale, and ready for occupancy by the first quarter of next year. They were designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture.

RITCS Holdings, Inc. is the developer. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate (formerly Prudential Northwest Realty) is listing the homes, which start at $450,000.
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