One of the big complaints about modern prefab is its inability to deliver at the cost that everyone expects (like matching production housing or less) and the problem of acquiring land, which is expensive, particularly in areas around cities like San Francisco.
We also love small projects because living with less is the key to living sustainably, but some costs are fixed whether you build large or small, like the baths, kitchens, and services, so smaller units cost a lot more per square foot; all you are subtracting is volume.
That is why we are so excited about the work of Dystopic Horizons Realty.
"Each inspired live/work unit is hand-crafted, and capable of magnificent views. The loft-like Cubist floorplan allows convenient interior access and customized storage solutions. Green construction and copious natural lighting and ventilation support ecologically responsible living. "
They have solved the problem of land by designing a unit that can be put anywhere affordably, as it is priced with basic models starting in the mid 100's. The units feature:
* Cutting edge deployable architecture
* Passive heating and cooling systems
* Basic model allows for minor and major renovation options
* "Loft-like" O.I.F.P. (Open Interior Floor Plan)
* Zero financing
* No property tax
* No HOA fees
They were created by "a group of unreal estate unprofessionals with over 40 years of experience. We know the Bay Area market, from recherché under utilized lots with spectacular urban views to charming pied-à-terres with super easy freeway access. We are well versed in working with artistic temperaments and the demands of the Creative Professional. We work hard to exceed your expectations and help you meet your housing needs. "