Friday, June 19, 2009

Daniel Libeskind’s ‘Sustainable’ Prefab

by Bridgette Meinhold, June 19, 2009

Prefab homes are so cool, that even famous architects like Daniel Libeskind designed one. This latest creation is a step back from his usual large-scale designs, and an attempt to get his foot into the prefab and sustainability design world. The Villa, which is touted as the highest in sustainable and energy efficient design, is an incredibly modern home. Not in the least bit humble, the 3-story home with its shiny zinc facade and impressive angles is a far cry from the traditional boxy prefab we have grown so accustomed to seeing. And while the home claims to be sustainable, everyone seems to be mighty skeptical.

Balance of Article: Inhabitat

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