January 18th, 2016 | More in Modular Homes

Putting the MOD in Modern Modular at IBS 2016

The artists' rendering of the completed Quintero Street Small Lot Subdivision featuring advanced modular construction. Available spring 2016 The artists’ rendering of the completed Quintero Street Small Lot Subdivision featuring advanced modular construction. Available spring 2016

Chris Krager, AIA/KRDB, answers questions about building with modular at the National Association of Home Builders' International Builder Show in Las Vegas, January 2016.Chris Krager, AIA/KRDB, answers questions about building with modular at the National Association of Home Builders’ International Builder Show in Las Vegas, January 2016.

The 5 modules for the IBS 2016 NAHB show were originally constructed in environmentally protected building centers. The 5 modules for the IBS 2016 NAHB show were originally constructed in environmentally protected building centers.

Modern House PBShowvillage IBS2016Chris Krager, AIA/KRDB, the architect for the home, and Noah Ornstein, co-founder and CEO of Ark.la, on the rooftop entertainment space of the Modern House at IBS 2017.

“We are extremely honored to be able to showcase our contemporary modular home that offers top-of-the-line technology and eco-friendly, energy-efficient features to home buyers who care about design and green development,” said Noah Ornstein, co-founder and CEO of Ark.la. Ark.la is the home building division of Leap Of Faith Partners (LOF), a Los Angeles-based investment group.

Exterior finish out on the modular 4-story home after delivery to IBS 2016.Exterior finish out on the modular 4-story home after delivery to IBS 2016.

After the show, the home will be returned to its original 5 modules and will be relocated to Los Angeles. There it will become part of a 4-home modular green project to be located on Quintero Street in Echo Park.  This residential small lot subdivision was developed by Ark.la. It is expected to be available in the spring of 2016.  Each of the 4-story modular homes is built to qualify for the NAHB Emerald Environmental Rating.

 

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