Trends in Prefabricated Housing
Smart technologies and efficient green approaches are bringing in great new possibilities in the building of prefabricated homes.
Innovative designers do appreciate the efficiencies and flexibility of this building technique. Whether you're looking for a new family home or a vacation getaway, a prefabricated home can be built in quick time with no compromise on quality.
Factory made prefabricated homes have come a long way from flimsy trailer park dwellings. Trend setting architects and builders are using modular building materials to create bold new designs with lots of glass and steel. Prefabricated housing comes in all shapes and styles, from streamlined Bauhaus to undulating organic forms.
Every shelter should be built to withstand the elements, and engineers are making steady progress in developing storm-ready home designs. In areas were hurricanes are prevalent, more and more builders are relying on insulated wall panels constructed of sturdy concrete.
Perhaps the most exciting and most important trend is the increased sensitivity to the environment. Architects and engineers taking a new look at ancient building techniques that used simple, bio-degradable materials. Energy efficiency is a guarantee of modern prefab home building, such homes contributing to savings on heating and cooling costs through smart design and use of the latest in materials and appliances.