Slideshow: 5 Modern American Farmhouses | Dwell. “A pitched roof doesn’t necessarily mean a home is stuck in the dark ages of the American architectural vernacular. In fact, the following modern farmhouses—which either underwent a transformation or were built with the style in mind—prove that gables and porches can be very modern indeed.” We couldn’t agree more! In fact, Tedd Benson has been saying this for years, but we’re glad the world is catching on….
The Washington Post Real Estate section this weekend featured an article: What is fabulous about prefab housing, which features a nice mention of Bensonwood, particularly the OBPlus Wall.
Fine Homebuilding talks to Tedd about timberframing, weathering the Great Recession, and where he (and Bensonwood) are going in the next few years.
Before it’s news has republished an interview Tedd gave to Green Building Canada. You can read it here.
Jetson Green,who has covered Unity homes since the launch, has republished some of our on-site assembly photos. Be sure to check them out
Green Building Advisor published a writeup of Unity Homes today.
A Shout-out to a former Bensonwood Employee
Eli Gould, who worked as a designer with Bensonwood for several years (and was involved with our Open Prototypes with MIT) gets a good mention in this Green Building Advisor review of Foamglass insulation
Job Captain Tobey Wandzy shows how quickly walkout walls, the first floor, timber ridge wall and exterior walls are assembled on-site on Day 1 on-site with the first Unity Home from Bensonwood.
We believe these attributes must be in place to achieve a home’s noblest purpose, which is to shelter and enrich your most important assets — your family, your friends, and the precious days of your life.
This home is a Xyla being built in Vermont. (www.unityhomes.com)