Modern Across America: Prefab Homes in the South

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November 5, 2013
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  Suzanne Shelton focuses on sustainable living with her eco-friendly house on Norris Lake in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee. Architect Brandon Pace designed the prefabricated cedar panels that snap into the steel structure.    This originally appeared in Not So Simple Green.

    Suzanne Shelton focuses on sustainable living with her eco-friendly house on Norris Lake in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee. Architect Brandon Pace designed the prefabricated cedar panels that snap into the steel structure.

    This originally appeared in Not So Simple Green.
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  Building Shelton's prefab house took 3 days to complete. However, installing the solar-power and rainwater-harvesting structures took a bit longer.    This originally appeared in Not So Simple Green.

    Building Shelton's prefab house took 3 days to complete. However, installing the solar-power and rainwater-harvesting structures took a bit longer.

    This originally appeared in Not So Simple Green.
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  Chris Brown and his wife, Sarah Johnson, decided to go prefab when building a weekend getaway cabin close to their home in the Washington, DC area. Photo by Chris Mueller.  Photo by Chris Mueller.   This originally appeared in Take Me Home.

    Chris Brown and his wife, Sarah Johnson, decided to go prefab when building a weekend getaway cabin close to their home in the Washington, DC area. Photo by Chris Mueller.

    Photo by Chris Mueller.
    This originally appeared in Take Me Home.
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  "The whole idea here is to be remote but comfortable, to have a compact unit with a spaciousness that matches the surroundings," says Chris Brown on designing the prefab house  with Resolution 4: Architecture. Photo by Chris Mueller.  Photo by Chris Mueller.   This originally appeared in Take Me Home.

    "The whole idea here is to be remote but comfortable, to have a compact unit with a spaciousness that matches the surroundings," says Chris Brown on designing the prefab house with Resolution 4: Architecture. Photo by Chris Mueller.

    Photo by Chris Mueller.
    This originally appeared in Take Me Home.
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  Further West, architect Arthur Andersson along with his partner Chris Wise, designed this prefab boathouse in Austin, Texas. Photo by Paul Bardagjy.  Photo by Paul Bardagjy .   This originally appeared in A Prefab Boathouse in Texas .

    Further West, architect Arthur Andersson along with his partner Chris Wise, designed this prefab boathouse in Austin, Texas. Photo by Paul Bardagjy.

    Photo by Paul Bardagjy .
    This originally appeared in A Prefab Boathouse in Texas .
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  The Dwell Home, designed by Resolution 4: Architecture, was built in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Photo by Roger Davies.    This originally appeared in Southern Comforts.

    The Dwell Home, designed by Resolution 4: Architecture, was built in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Photo by Roger Davies.

    This originally appeared in Southern Comforts.
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  The Dwell Home opening attracted nearly 2,500 visitors on July 10, 2004. Photo by Roger Davies.  Photo by Roger Davies.   This originally appeared in Prefab, Proven.

    The Dwell Home opening attracted nearly 2,500 visitors on July 10, 2004. Photo by Roger Davies.

    Photo by Roger Davies.
    This originally appeared in Prefab, Proven.
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