From Cardboard to Shipping Containers

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Jul 21, 2008
Flat-pack, pop-up and prefab are all terms that are becoming increasingly popular in the world of design and living. Prefabricated products go way beyond the shelves of Ikea; in fact, prefab homesâ€"yes, entire housesâ€"are one of the biggest new architectural crazes.

From cardboard to recycled shipping containers, instant homes are made from a diverse range of materials. Some are built as temporary post-disaster shelters, while others are just super-hip homes like the Dwelling Dock featured in the main photo.  Below are some of the most interesting concepts we've featured on Trend Hunter. Stats for 24 Prefab Homes Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 78,904 clicks in 408 w
Interest: 3.4 minutes
Concept: 24 Prefab Homes
Related: 98 examples / 75 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
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