Personal tools
log in | join | help
Sections

News Items

by Marshall Mayer last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 1 votes)
These are all of the News Items published by Marshall Mayer.



 

 

Prefab—As Seen on TV! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
KCAL 9 in Los Angeles aired a short segment on modernist prefab on February 12th. Fabprefab's Michael Sylvester was interviewed, and he did a lot of behind the scenes work to help produce the segment (including inserting the LV Home). View the segment below.
Christy's Modern Links on LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
LiveModern is pleased to publish Christy's Modern Links, a fablulous collection of all links modern.
Visit a Local Forum by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Several modernists have recently volunteered to moderate a local forum on LiveModern. Join a local conversation by clicking on one of the links below.
LiveModern Website Improved! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
You'll notice a few differences in how you are able to use the LiveModern website to build the online modernist community.
Modern Home Design Online by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Modern Home Design, a firm headed by Gary Rea, has just posted it's website describing a new service – stock house plans for modernist homes.
La Vardera is Nice Modernist by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Greg La Vardera, online in many modernist forums including LiveModern, is being honored by Dwell Magazine this evening as a Nice Modernist.
Q Series Introduced by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Royal Homes, Canada's largest custom builder of pre-engineered homes, is introducing a line of architect-designed modern home designs. The first is the Q Series, designed by Kohn Shnier Architects.
Five Hundred Members and Growing by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
LiveModern has been open less than three months, but already more than 500 modernists call our community home.
Wall Street Journal on Prefab by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Welcome to all Wall Street Journal readers who are visiting LiveModern as a result of the "Upwardly Mobile Homes' article that appeared in today's Weekend Journal.
Marshall Mayer to Represent the Glidehouse by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann of mkarchitecture has engaged Marshall Mayer of LiveModern to represent the Glidehouse, the latest entry into the modern prefabricated home market in North America. Sales of the Glidehouse start in January.
Farnsworth House Auctioned Today by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
NPR has a short segment on Morning Edition about today's auction of the Farnsworth House by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, an icon of modernist housing.
For Immediate Release by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Bay Area architect creates Glidehouse—Modern Pre-fab design for clean simple living in collaboration with nature. Home makes debut at Sunset Magazine's Celebration Weekend May 15-16 in Menlo Park, CA.
Jennifer Siegal on NPR by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Jennifer Siegal, of DesignMobile in Los Angeles, was interviewed yesterday on NPR's Day to Day.
Bay Area Prefab Confab SOLD OUT! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
We have limited seating for the Bay Area Prefab Confab, and it is now filled. Read about the event below, and contact us if you want to be put on a waiting list in case additional seating becomes available.
Sunset Features Glidehouse by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In May, Sunset Magazine will host the seventh annual Celebration Weekend event at their headquarters in Menlo Park, California. The highlight of the weekend will be the debut of the Glidehouse!
Modern Dream Home by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
We would like to invite you to a fresh new website which has been developed as a one-stop shop to find, design and furnish your modern dream home.
Seattle Modernists by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Are you interested in building a modernist prefab, but have more questions than answers? Marshall Mayer of LiveModern and Michelle Kaufmann of mkarchitecture will talk about two of the first modernist prefab homes to hit the market.
Prefab Confab a Success! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Due to our limited capacity at the LIMN Gallery in San Francisco, only 30 people were able to be seated at the Bay Area Preafab Confab, with twice as many on the waiting list. We'll just have to do more of them!
CBS MarketWatch on Prefab by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Jackie Cohen writes about preafab in today's online edition of CBS Marketwatch. "Some of the most stunning advances in modern residential architecture are coming from an unlikely place— off an assembly line."
LV Home Open House by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Rocio Romero has moved into her LV Home in Perryville, Missouri, and invites one and all to an Open House. Make your reservation today to visit with Rocio about how you can move into your own LV Home.
MODE Studio Slides by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Marshall Mayer and Michelle Kaufmann presented the latest developments in modernist prefab for the Seattle Modernists at MODE Studio on February 7th, 2004.
Prefab in New York Times by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The New York Times has just published an article on the current state of modernist prefab, "Factory Fresh: Interstately Homes" by Alastair Gordon. The Glidehouse, the LV Home, Royal Homes, and LiveModern are featured.
Glidehouse VR Tour by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
LiveModern has published a virtual tour of the Glidehouse at Sunset.
LV Home Architectural Services by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
To make it easier for customers in California to build their LV Home, Rocio Romero, LLC offers several architectural services.
Glidehouse Featured in Fabprefab by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Fabprefab has published an interview with Michelle Kaufmann, architect of the Glidehouse. Welcome all Fabprefab readers!
Glidehouse Construction Photos by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michael Sylvester at fabprefab has just published the first photographs documenting the construction, delivery and installation of the Glidehouse at Sunset.
Glidehouse Featured in SF Chronicle by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The front page of the real estate section of the San Francisco Chronicle featured the Glidehouse last weekend.
Job Announcement: LiveModern Sales Associate by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
LiveModern is seeking a Sales Associate for a temporary part-time position that could turn into a full-time permanent position for the person that demonstrates the capacity to grow with a dynamic organization.
2500 Members and Growing by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
LiveModern signed up its 2500th member last night (welcome Ken Laurent!). Summertime is usually kinda slow online, but we're still growing at about 30% per month. Look for many more members to join very soon. Here's why.
LiveModern Newsletters Introduced by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
LiveModern has introduced a free newsletter subscription feature, allowing you to receive selected LiveModern content in your email inbox.
Prefab in the LA Times by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The Los Angeles Times covers modern prefab in their Home section today, with special attention given to the Glidehouse™ by Michelle Kaufmann.
"Prefabitation" in Metropolitan Home by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Metropolitan Home higlighted American prefab as number 63 (in no particular order) of their Design 100, "the best of the best in the design world," in their May/June issue. Several prefabs are featured.
New Chat Feature Introduced by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
At the request of a couple of thoughtful members, we've just made available an open "chat" space on LiveModern.
Glidehouse Press by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In the first of what will be many press hits this weekend, coverage of the Glidehouse begins with "The Fab New World of Prefab Houses" by Carol Lloyd in SF Gate, the online community of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Glidehouse 2 Sneak Peek by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
At the Sunset debut of the Glidehouse, Michelle Kaufmann also introduced the 2-story Glidehouse.
USA Today Likes the Glidehouse by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Marco R. della Cava, writing in this weekend's edition of USA Today, urges readers to "Grab your mouse. There's a new house for the hip point-and-click crowd." He's talking about the Glidehouse.
On the Road for LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
I'll be leaving on tomorrow, first thing, and in the meantime I have a lot to do. Including letting you know what my itinerary is.
Prefab in Inc. Magazine by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Inc., the magazine for growing companies, features prefab in its July 2004 issue.
New Blogs Tab on LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
We've added a "blogs" tab to the website to highlight the online journals of LiveModern members.
Michelle Kaufmann at DWR SOLD OUT! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
NOTE: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT WITH OVER 350 PREREGISTRATIONS. WE'LL SCHEDULE MICHELLE AGAIN! Michelle Kaufmann will present the Glidehouse at the Design Within Reach studio in Berkeley, CA on September 23rd from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Reservations are limited, required, and going fast. Reserve your seats today.
Prefab in Boston Globe by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Diane Daniel of the The Boston Globe covers the opening of the Dwell Home in Pittsboro, NC this past weekend, as well as other developments in the prefab field.
Special Glidehouse Showing at Sunset by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Due to overwhelming interest in the Glidehouse at Sunset's Celebration Weekend, we have arranged for a special showing of the Glidehouse.
Recent Glidehouse Press by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Over the weekend, the Glidehouse received good press in publications that serve two entirely different readers: homeowners in the Rocky Mountain West on the one hand and modular builders on the other.
New Forums on LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Today, at the request of members, we're introducing two new forums on LiveModern: Affordable Modernism and Modern Materials and Methods.
Glidehouse in Sunset and on AOL by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The Glidehouse is featured in the August issue of Sunset. And AOL members can read about the Glidehouse.
MD 280 to be Auctioned on eBay by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Edgar Blazona, of Modular Dwellings, will auction his entry into prefab, the MD 280, on eBay. Bidding starts October 14th. Bid early and bid often!
3500 Members, 1000 in 1 Month! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Where did summer go? Well, time flies when you're having fun. We're still growing by leaps and bounds, with plans for more.
Blogs are Popular at LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Over a dozen LiveModern members have recently started their own blog—or web journal—on LiveModern to document their efforts to help make modernism affordable. Visit our blog directory to track their progress.
Glidehouse Customer Quotes in New York Times by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Today's national edition of the New York Times features a story about the couple that built the first Glidehouse, Kindra and Andrew Reid of Chelan, WA. The story, found in the Escapes section, is not online yet, so go get your hard copy today.
Dwell at LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Join us as the Dwell Discussion Boards are hosted on the LiveModern Community Forums. Your free Dwell Discussion Board account will work to login to LiveModern (if you do not have a LiveModern account, please use the same username as you did at Dwell).
Prefab in Time Magazine by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In "Prefab Rehab", Time Magazine covers some of our favorite projects, including the MIchelle Kaufmann's Glidehouse, Rocio Romero's LV Home and Adam Kalkin's Quik House. According to Time, "Star architects are adding style and substance to prefab homes as manufacturers try to boost their share in a sizzling market."
Glidehouse Featured in Oregonian by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The Glidehouse as been featured in today's Oregonian, the paper of record for Portland. The article, "Some assembly required: Customized at the factory, designer modular homes snap together on-site", is available online.
Happy Birthday LiveModern! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
LiveModern celebrates it's birthday today. It was only one year ago that we opened LiveModern. Happy Birthday LiveModern!
FAQ for the Glidehouse Published by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
We've analyzed thousands of inquiries about the Glidehouse over the past two months, and just published answers to the 20 most frequently asked questions in our new FAQ.
New Dwell Forums at LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Back by popular demand are two forums that are now featured by Dwell: Furniture, Fixtures and Furnishings and Modern Materials and Methods. Login to ask post your comments and questions to LiveModern's resident experts on all things modern, Christy Kilgore-Hadley and Greg La Vardera.
The Glidehouse at Chelan by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
This past weekend marked the first open house of the first Glidehouse to be completed. We have published photographs showing the Glidehouse at Chelan.
Glidehouse Open House SOLD OUT! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Because we know you need to actually be in a Glidehouse to experience what a fabulous home it would make for you, we have arranged for a special Open House at the first Glidehouse to be completed. Please make your reservation as soon as possible because we have limited access.
Glidehouse Featured on NPR's Sound Money by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The Glidehouse is featured on this weekend's edition of Sound Money, heard on most National Public Radio or American Public Media affiliates. in "The Pre-Fab Buzz," architect Michelle Kaufmann will take you on an audio tour through her own Glidehouse, under construction in Novato, CA.
Introducing the Sunset Breezehouse by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Building on the success of the Glidehouse™ modern modular home, Michelle Kaufmann Designs and Sunset Magazine are teaming up once again to introduce a new modern modular home, the Sunset Breezehouse™ at Sunset's Celebration Weekend in Menlo Park, CA, May 21-22, 2005.
New Modernist Blogs on LiveModern by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Two new blogs, or internet journals, have recently begun on LiveModern, each documenting progress on a modernist housing project.
"Meet the New Prefab" by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Sunset Magazine's August issue, on newstands and in mailboxes today, features the Breezehouse. In an article by Dan Gregory, Sunset's Home Editor, subtitled "The Sunset Breezehouse redefines casual indoor-outdoor living," the top-level features of the home are showcased. If you are not a subscriber, pick up your copy this weekend.
LiveModern is Building the Modern Community by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
We've made a lot of progress in the past year toward LiveModern's goals. I want to share with you a story illustrating why you should contribute to help build our modern community.
Glidehouse Featured on MarketPlace by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The Glidehouse by Michelle Kaufmann Designs is featured on this evening's edition of Marketplace, public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. Tune in this evening to "Did you say ... prefab?".
Sunset Breezehouse Featured in the SF Chronicle by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In advance of Sunset Magazine's Celebration Weekend, John King of the San Francisco Chronicle writes in "New House for only $280,000" in the Place section about the Sunset Breezehouse modular home and what it represents for a modern housing alternative.
Custom Kaufmann Designs by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann Designs, the creative force behind the Glidehouse, has recently developed several custom designs for clients, all based on the same "clean and green" architectural program and modular building process made popular by the Glidehouse. Here is a preview of several of Michelle's designs.
MSNBC Covers Prefab by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
MSNBC published an article this afternoon, "Designer prefab homes grow in popularity: Industry still skeptical, but carefully crafted structures catching on," featuring several well-known prefab products.
LiveModern Keeps Growing by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Over the weekend, we added our 7500th member as well as upgraded our capacity to add many, many more. If you haven't been to LiveModern lately, visit us soon to see how we're growing.
CA Boom II: Second Annual Showcase of Contemporary Architecture and Design by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Santa Monica, CA is host to CA Boom II, a three-day event dedicated to showcasing contemporary architecture and independent contemporary design. Professionals and design enthusiasts will be exposed to a stimulating array of contemporary and non-traditional architecture, interior design, furniture design and landscape design through a provocative and entertaining mix of gallery-like exhibition, guided home tours and speaker conferences.
Introducing the 6040 House by LaMiDesign by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Longtime LiveModern contributor and all around modern evangelist Greg La Vardera of LaMiDesign is teaming up with Northern Steel International to design and build the 6040 House, a pre-engineered, modern steel home.
Sunset Breezehouse Home Unveiling by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The newest "clean and green" modern prefabricated home—the Sunset Breezehouse—is a collaboration between Bay Area architect Michelle Kaufmann, principal of Michelle Kaufmann Designs, and Sunset Magazine. It will be on display May 21 and 22, 2005, at Sunset headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Kaufmann’s Glidehouse debuted at last year’s event and helped draw more than 24,000 visitors over two days.
The Glidehouse at Vashon is being installed today by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Many of you have been following the progress of the Glidehouse at Vashon via the LiveModern blog of Ami McElroy and Crista Walker. Today is install day, and we are posting photos as they come in. Join us in celebrating the arrival of their new home!
Prefab in the Wall Street Journal by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In "It's a Mod Mod World," architecture, travel and arts writer Taylor Holiday covers the world of prefab for the Wall Street Journal.
Prefab in Wired News by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Wired News covers a new angle on prefab, building quickly after natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina. And LaMiDesign's Greg La Vardera is leading the way with his modern designs for steel homes built by Northern Steel International.
10,000 Members and Growing by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Though it's the middle of summer, the 10,000th member just joined LiveModern (∆, aka ∆), an important milestone our community as the largest and fastest growing online community of modernists interested in housing.
The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
A life-size replica of a Glidehouse will be on display at the National Building Museum starting this May. For anyone on the East Coast, this is your best chance to view a Glidehouse in 2006 and 2007.
MoCo Loco Website is Offline by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Harry Wakefield, the force behind the excellent Moco Loco website, sent us this post today.
We're Building a New Modern Home! by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Actually, we're building an online forum for new modern home building. Are you serious about building a new modern home, but have questions about the process or want to share your experiences? This forum is for people who are actively planning or actually building a new modern home. Who knows, perhaps a new modern home primer will come out of this forum.
Communities by Design by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann Designs is working with Communities by Design on a 26-unit townhouse development in San Leandro, CA.
Fix the Forums Pledge Drive a Success by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Thanks to the 180 members who so generously pledged $5,500 in Febuary and March to Finally Fix the Forums!
Introducing the Side Breeze by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Because lots of her customers asked for it, Michelle Kaufmann Designs is pleased to introduce the Side Breeze modern modular home as one of her standard floor plans.
Prefab Featured in Wired by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In "Some Assembly Required," author Tom Vanderbuilt concludes that "a new generation of tech-savvy architects is bringing premium-quality prefabricated housing to the masses."
Puget Sound's First Glidehouse by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Originally published in November 2005, Seattle Homes and Lifestyles magazine wrote glowingly about the first MKD home to be built in the Seattle area, the Glidehouse at Vashon Island.
First Lady Tours the Glidehouse by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
At a private reception marking the opening of the Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, First Lady Laura Bush toured the Glidehouse last night with architect Michelle Kaufmann.
Washington Post: Al Gore and the Glidehouse by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In "Blueprints in Green: Home Designs That Earth Can Live With," Washington Post writer Linda Hales links "An Inconvenient Truth" (Al Gore's new film on global warming) with The Green Building, an exhibit at the National Building Museum featuring the Glidehouse by Michelle Kaufmann Designs.
v2world Launch Party by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Please, join v2world as they unveil the actual prototype of the v2flat, a 384 square foot residence, and the conceptual designs of v2plus, a 3,000 square foot urban-infill duplex.
EcoSteel on DIY Network by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Please tune in for a 30-minute episode on the EcoSteel building system. EcoSteel/EcoCottages - Steel Prefab Part 1 is airing on Assembly Required. Part 2 shoud air the following week.
Is Prefab Modern Taking Off in LA? by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Is prefab really the answer for an affordable modern house? Michael Sylvester offers some insights into the prefab market in this week's Design and Architecture, a weekly radio show hosted by Frances Anderton on KCRW.
Small, Green and Glorious by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Autodesk, publishers of AutoCAD and other software applications that are the industry standard for the architectural and engineering trades, features Michelle Kaufmann Designs in its Sustainablity: Green Ideas Realized case studies.
MKD at Dwell on Design by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann Designs will be well represented at the upcoming Dwell on Design Conference + Exhibition, September 15 through 17 in San Francisco.
"What You Get" Casting Call for Montana by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
I know there must be a few of us in Montana that live in designerly homes (I live in Helena). If you do, you might be interested in auditioning your home to be on HGTV/Fine Living.
v2 on ABC World News Tonight by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Watch Bob Jameson's inverview of v2world. Tour the v2flat prototype. Learn how the v2 architectural and design system utilizes pre-fabricated techniques to create site-specific structures responsive to the demands of the location and the desires of the client.
MKD Opens Prefab Factory by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann Designs now has its own factory to build all models of MKD's modular homes, including custom floor plans!
Introducing the mkSolaire™ by MKD by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann Designs is proud to launch their newest design, the mkSolaire™ home. This open, spacious, loft-like home is designed to offer healthy living in the city.
Michelle Kaufmann Graces Cover of Inc. Magazine by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann is the cover girl of this month's Eco-Advantage issue of Inc. Magazine introducing the Green 50, a collection of entrepreneurial companies that are showing what it means to run good businesses and attack the most pressing problems of our time. As Michelle likes to say, "Do right and do well."
2010 Imperative Webcast by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Tens of thousands of people from all over the world gathered online on February 20, 2007 to participate in the Global Emergency Teach-in conducted by Architecture 2030. During this interactive webcast, 2030 issued The 2030 Challenge and The 2010 Imperative, specific achievable strategies to transform the built environment. These strategies are designed to immediately stabilize emissions in the Building Sector, and then reverse them to acceptable levels over the next ten years.
MKD's Newest Home—the mkLotus™—to Debut at West Coast Green by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Michelle Kaufmann Designs been working very closely with West Coast Green, XtremeHomes™, and Sunset Magazine to bring you their latest design—the mkLotus™—which will be showcased in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza as part of the West Coast Green Conference in September.
Debut of 100sf Katrina-Era Prefab by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
Official release of the microSYSTEM line of modern prefab buildings based off Katrina-era Emergency Housing, the HELP Home, designed by architect Carib Daniel Martin. This new line of buildings, manufactured by Mfinity, offers a range of uses from a backyard shed to a home office/studio as well as a guest house/cabana or standalone cabin.
Project Outrage by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
We demand an end to poor construction, bad design, misleading marketing and environmental neglect in the housing industry. Neighborhoods and homes should be built for people not excessive profits. They should be healthy, vibrant, and not require long commutes. They should uplift the spirit and gracefully fit our needs. We believe that everyone has an obligation to create thoughtful, responsible, and sustainable places to live that leave a positive legacy for future generations.
Is Prefab Fab? by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
The New York Times covered the announcement of a show at the Museum of Modern Art that will display five prefabricated homes.
Dwell Home Designs Published Online by Marshall Mayer — last modified Jan 04, 2012 12:05 AM
In advance of the print issue, Dwell Magazine has published all 16 of the entries in their Dwell Home Design Invitational on the Dwell Home website.
Document Actions

 

 

 
 
 

Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.