14 Oct '16, 1pm

#Greenbuild Show Home Takes Modular Plug-and-Play Approach

This article was originally featured on our sister site BUILDER . The Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt takes an in-depth look at the way houses will be constructed in the future. Borrowing an idea from Virginia Tech’ s groundbreaking FutureHaus research, the project will demonstrate the school’s unique panelized approach to residential construction. The house will be outfitted with seven modular “cartridges” in spaces including the kitchen, bath, and a mechanical wall in the utility room. The roughly 30-inch-deep cartridges will be wired and plumbed in the factory, delivered to the site, plugged into the foundation, and then joined together by wall panels and covered with roof trusses. The ProjeKt home contains seven prefab cartridges (highlighted above in gray) that hold the guts of the house including kitchen and bathroom plumbing, mechanical systems, and an indoor living gard...

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