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Tour a Prefab Home in Austin Designed and Built in Just a Year

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based architecture firm Aamodt / Plumb Architects—a member of last year's inaugural class of Curbed Groundbreakers—masterminded this "modern Texas prefab," which was designed, built, and ready for move-in in just under a year. Measuring a healthy 6,000 square feet, the Austin, Texas, residence comprises a gabled, sustainable-timber frame erected in just two weeks. Though this timeline was speedy, casual passersby would be forgiven for not noticing that the house was designed, developed, and built so quickly: the house has an open, airy interior and custom finishes (like charred or shou sugi ban cypress wood wall paneling) that doesn't belie the prefabricated construction that made it possible.

aamodt / plumb designs & builds modern texas prefab in a single year [Designboom]
Cambridge Architecture Firm Aamodt Plumb is Radically Holistic in Life and Work [Curbed]