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Prefab: HOM's rustic take on factory-built housing

HOM Escape in Style_patio

Readers keep chiming in on the Blue Sky Homes prefab in Yucca Valley. (Scroll down for a peek at the steel-framed house.) Here's another design for the conversation: HOM, a more rustic residence created by the L.A.-based KAA Design Group. Unlike Blue Sky, which is a kit of parts assembled on-site, this HOM is transported by truck as a single module. The design has drawn interest from prefab fans but no installations as of yet. For more images, including the kitchen, click to the jump. For a peek inside the Manhattan Beach home of KAA principal Grant Kirkpatrick, check out our photo gallery from earlier this year.

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Chime in with your comments on the HOM design, or click to Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne's assessment of setbacks in the prefab housing industry.

-- Craig Nakano

Photos courtesy of HOM

 

HOM Escape in Style_kitchen 

HOM Escape in Style_view into living room

 
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This tool looks as though it will be perfect. Thanks so much for the suggestion!

The interior of this house is pretty amazing, I like the idea of it being elevated, it helps a lot if you're leaving in a flood prone areas. The most important aspect of prefab house these days is the use of green materials and that's a huge plus.


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