Alexander Houses x 7
Steel Prefab in the Low Desert
ABSTRACT: In an age of increasing globalization, there is a rising need for affordable, livable and humane sub- and non-urban housing. The intent of this research is to uncover the principles, strategies, methods and material means of the Alexander Houses, seven mid-century modern houses in the low desert of the Coachella Valley in California, in an effort to re-establish novel solutions for addressing the need for durable, low-maintenance, economical and inspired housing.
KEYWORDS: Prefabrication, Steel, Housing, Modern