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IKEA Debuts Completely-Furnished, Pre-Fab, Modern Homes

IKEA Debuts Completely-Furnished, Pre-Fab, Modern Homes
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The Swedish furniture giant unveils its latest project completed with Oregon architects, that will retail for US$79,500.

Alice Chan
  • 29 february 2012

Swedish furniture company IKEA, has collaborated with Oregon architectural firm Ideabox, to launch its first line of prefabricated houses in the U.S., named the “Aktiv.” The IKEA-themed dwelling is a one-bedroom home centered around space-saving furniture and products. The hip and modern house was outfitted taking into consideration the demands from Pacific-Northwest homeowners, and is designed to be eco-friendly. It is equipped with facilities such as a dual-flush toilet and energy-star electronics. A combination of fiber-cement siding, corrugated metal, and a standing-seam metal roof make up the exterior of this all-in-one home.

According to Jim Russell, president of Ideabox, the complete home “brings all the fun and design of Ideabox houses together with all the function, design, and personality of IKEA.” The home will be furnished with a complete IKEA package that includes Tundra maple flooring, Pax wardrobes, and Abstrakt cabinets.  Ideabox and IKEA are now displaying the model house at the Portland Home & Garden Show. The Aktiv, Swedish for active, is expected to be priced at US$79,500. Check out some pictures of the modern house below.

 

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