The Cost of Living:
Boston is on par with San Francisco and New York as the most expensive cities to live in across the United States, and with housing prices grossly stripping income levels, is one of the hardest cities for a person to own equity.
The Pre-Fab Approach:
Pre-fabrication challenges designers to simplify their designs and really focus on solving small problems very creatively. It promotes working with proportions, scale, material qualities, and surfaces in a ways that reflect social consciousness. Factors such as ease of assembly, air circulation, cooling & insulation, simple connections, & a limited number of moving parts generates design of fundamental principles while always looking forward to new technologies how things could be better.