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MEKA Prefab Takes Manhattan, Raises Questions About The Future Of Housing

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Image Credit: Inhabitat Since the invention of the shipping container and the revolution in transport it caused, the globalization of world trade has changed the face of manufacturing. About the only industry that did not move to China was housebuilding; It's hard to ship a house. But now, the clever Canadians of MEKA have solved that problem; They have taken the incredibly logical step of designing a container home and manufacturing the entire thing in China. The result: an entire luxury modern modular house for US$ 39,000. The housing industry will never be the same. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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