Tag Archives: Malcolm

DIY Prefab – 12’x12′ Storage Shed

Malcolm is putting his prefab experience and designs to the test with a 12′ by 12′ ¬†backyard storage shed project. Instead of using standard framing methods he’s building individual 4′ by 8′ wall panels on a prefabrication table that had alignment blocks attached to make assembly of the wall panels quick and easy. In this […]

Sustainable Architecture – The Benefits of Prefab

The other night I confessed my personal aesthetic¬†preference for earthen structures over modern prefab, while also admitting that those shiny metal boxes always catch my eye. Homes made from manufactured parts will never be as sustainable, low-impact, or low cost as earthen homes but they can provide some benefits earthen homes would be hard-pressed to […]