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Thankfully, it would indeed appear that the days of cookie cutter suburbia could soon be waning.
Today’s market is evermore focused on providing the customer with a deeply personalized experience. Ironically, this has become possible through the efficiencies of mass production. Nike’s online cutomized running shoes are an example of this. And now, architect Michelle Kaufmann wants to do the same thing to where and how we live.
Glidehouse, the first offering from this Frank Gehry protege, was the main feature at this weekend’s Home & Interior Design Show in Vancouver and has become almost iconic to the new prefab movement that has been gaining momentum over the past 5 years most notably due to the launch of Dwell magazine in the States.