The Blob Mobile Home

by DIY Maven

blob VB3 Mobile Living Space

Called the Blob VB3 Mobile Living Space, this egg-shaped pre-fab has all the amenities of home including a bathroom and kitchen. Completely portable, its designer dmvA foresees it being used for office space, guesthouse or garden house. Although it doesn't have much in the way of

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The Metro Cabin

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I live in a state where every other person owns a cabin somewhere. Usually ‘Up North’, which refers to Minnesota’s lake country. Some are little one-room shacks; some look like homes you’d seen in any suburb across America. Some have running water, some don’t. None that I’ve seen, however, look like the Metro Cabin. What a pity.

The Metro Cabin


This transportable, pre-fab structure can be assembled by 2 people in about 3 days. Yes, it’s a cabin of the one-room...

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Foam Doam Homes

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Foam Doam Homes

Check out these easy-to-assemble, pre-fab homes by Japan Dome House Co., Ltd. They're made of polystyrene which means they won't rot, rust or attract termites. They're also said to resist earthquakes and typhoons, and because the walls are treated with a flame retardant, they won't give off toxic fumes if they should catch on fire. The dense, 7 inch thick walls have superior insulating properties, meaning they're extremely energy efficient. ...

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citizenM’s Pre-Fab Hotel Rooms

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citizenM’s Pre-Fab Hotel Rooms

Slated to open in early 2008 is a hotel in Amsterdam called citizenM, short for 'citizen mobile'. Their concept of a hotel room strips away the extraneous like water fountains in the vestibule and keeps all those things savvy travelers actually want. ‘Modern design, friendly technology and the proximity to a city,’ is what citizenM will offer and all at an ‘accessible price’. How they accomplish this feat stems from the hotel’s construction. It’s...

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