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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.

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