In 2008, Atelier Tekuto received a grant to build an all-aluminum home as part of Japan’s efforts to reduce the construction industry’s carbon footprint. The resulting A-Ring in Ishikawa, Japan, builds on the firm’s previous explorations and is named for its structure: four aluminum molds interlock to form a durable, efficient, low-waste ring.  Photo 3 of 6 in Here’s What We Can Learn From Japanese Prefab Homes

Here’s What We Can Learn From Japanese Prefab Homes

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In 2008, Atelier Tekuto received a grant to build an all-aluminum home as part of Japan’s efforts to reduce the construction industry’s carbon footprint. The resulting A-Ring in Ishikawa, Japan, builds on the firm’s previous explorations and is named for its structure: four aluminum molds interlock to form a durable, efficient, low-waste ring.