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What's Happening in Modern Prefab

Blu Homes Aquires Prefab pioneer Michelle Kaufman's mkDesigns

September 29th, 2009

In a press release dated September 29th, 2009, Blu Homes accounded the acquision mkDesigns, founded by Michelle Kaufman, including the popular Sunset Breezehouse™, Glidehouse™ and mkLotus™ designs.

Press release

Current and upcoming events regarding Modern Prefab:

Northeast Green Building & Design Show

October 8 & 9, 2009

This monumental event is taking place on October 8th & 9th in Edison, New Jersey at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center. This is your chance to launch your products and services in the green building, energy, contracting and design industries, while networking with like-minded industry leaders and learning from sustainability experts about the future of green building!

  1. The Show's Mission:
  2. Stimulate sales & generate press awareness of your eco-friendly business
  3. Meet with buyers: commercial builders, real estate developers, architects, interior designers, building managers, contractors & more.
  4. Launch new products & services in the green building, energy, contracting, furniture & design industries
  5. Educate & enlighten thousands on the environmental & monetary benefits of green building practices
  6. Network with like-minded industry leaders in the region
  7. Learn from sustainability experts about the future of green building, energy & design with interactive seminars & panel discussions
  8. Benefit from our massive advertising & marketing campaign
Northeast Green Building & Design Show
Location: NJ Convention & Exposition Center - Edison, NJ
Date: October 8 & 9, 2009
Time: 10am - 5pm both days
Website: http://www.GoGreenExpo.com

Marin Modern to Host a Prefab Home Seminar: Prefab in Marin!

Buying and Building a Modern and Eco-Friendly Prefab Home in Marin County

Thursday, November 6th, 2009 7-9pm

Building a Modern and Eco-Friendly Prefab Home in Marin County.

Guest Speakers include; Justin Brown (Business Development Manager, Michelle Kaufmann Designs), Renee Adelmann (Owner & Realtor, Marin Modern Real Estate / San Francisco Modern Real Estate) and Brian Stewart (Managing Partner, JCF Advisors / All California Mortgage)

More Information: http://www.marinmodern.com/prefab-seminar.php

The Museum of Modern Art to Showcase Modern Prefab

Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling

June 20th - October 20th, 2008

Prefab home exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art July 20th - October 20th, 2008.

image from moma.org

The Museum of Modern Art plans to feature an upcoming exhibit on modern prefab architecture. The MoMa has commissioned five prefab designers to assemble prefab homes on a lot adjacent to the museum. The show is slated to open July 20th, but assembly of the buildings should begin in late May or early June. In addition to the homes, architects will contribute to weekly blog to document the fabrication, transportation and assembly process.

Learn more at: www.moma.org/exhibitions/exhibitions.php?id=5476&ref=calendar

Wired Partners with LivingHomes, Creates Showcase House in L.A.

June 18th, 2007

Wired Home by LivingHomes.

Wired Home by livinghomes

LivingHomes began construction of its WIRED LivingHome, a cooperative project of LivingHomes and wired magazine. Completion is planned for fall of 2007. The 4,057 square foot home is expected to cost $300/square foot and boast a Gold LEED rating, a solar power system, tankless water heating and much more.

Wired will ensure the latest in technology, including an automation system to control lighting, climate and security. Also planned; a state of the art gaming and media/home theater room.

Learn more at www.wired.com/promo/wiredlivinghome

RES4 publishes videos on YouTube.com

June 6th, 2007

Resolution:4 Architecture YouKTube videos.

Check out some videos of the Dwell Prefab Home assembly:




MKD 4br Glidehouse Home Tour at the BUILD IT GREEN HOME TOUR

May 20, 2007

MKD Build it Green Home Tour.

Tour Michelle Kaufmann Designs' Glidehouse in San Geronimo (Marin County) on May 20th, 2007.

For more infomation please visit: http://www.builditgreen.org/tours 

If you would like to attend this event, please rsvp at info@mkd-arc.com


March 30 - April 1, 2007

CA Boom 4 is scheduled for March 30 - April 1, 2007. This year the annual west coast design show will be held in Santa Monica at the Barker Hanger of the Santa Monica Airport.

The show's PREFAB ZONE will feature several modern prefab home exhibitors including:

  • Clever Homes
  • Hive Modular
  • LivingHomes
  • Marmol Radziner
  • Sander Architects
  • v2world

CA|BOOM4 will also feature architecture tours in Santa Monica, Venice and West Los Angeles.

In addition to Prefab, designers exhibitors of Fine Furnishings, Materials, Surfaces; Finishes, Modern Parenting, Giftware & Accessories, and Indoor/Outdoor Living will be featured.

Exclusive discounts on admission for readers of Prefabs.com. Register to attend at www.caboomshow.com and enter 'PREFABS' when prompted for the discount code and save $4 off the $20 daily admission to the show.

For more information visit:http://www.caboomshow.com/

CaBoom 2006.