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Up!House now available

by Kevin Dickson last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:04 AM expired
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Love it or hate it, it's innovative and they're taking orders.



The UP!House, by kOnyk Architecture is far enough along to start taking orders, according to the website .

The design, likened to a Stars Wars cruiser class vehicle, is shocking and stylish, but also lends itself well to prefabrication and mass production. It's also very site-friendly with a small footprint and foundation that can be built in hours, not days or weeks. Hard to build sites are accomodated much easier than something conventional.

It steals a lot from automotive design, which is smart because cars would cost about $2 million a piece if they weren't prefabricated and mass-produced.

Now, if an experienced manufacturer will start producing it, the only decision is whether or not to wait for the new model next September.



welcome to our open house

"I'm looking for housing that is affordable, and modern. I know there must be innovative, well-designed housing out there. I just can't seem to find it!" —Tracey R., from the Dwell discussion board


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