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Pre-Fab, Flat-Packing Architecture

Article: Pre-Fab, Flat-Packing Architecture

TreeHugger’s affinity for flat-packable buildings — known also as prefab architecture, for its ability to be manufactured in one place and constructed in another — goes way beyond aesthetics, though we do thoroughly enjoy the modernity with which many of our favorites are designed. It’s also about supremely efficient use of materials, smarter way to…

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: BUILD

Article: Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: BUILD

To build is in many ways to be human. This demiurgical impulse has inspired humans to create pyramids in the desert and paper from papyrus. It is at the heart of who we are and how our civilization has progressed, but the original meaning behind that impulse has in many ways been lost. We now…