• Bungalow in a Box — This Woolwich, Maine based company creates weathertight panel frame structures. With pre-cut components, you can quickly assemble cottages, camps, garages, home offices and studios. Units can be built on an onsite foundation in a matter of days.
• Ideabox — Ideabox creates modern structures that range in size from 200 to over 1,500 square feet. The Portland, Oregon based company will also work with customers to find a site and get a feel for the budget for a house.
• Noble Home — I'm a sucker for an A-frame so of Noble Homes' 2 models, this one is my favorite. The A-frame design, which Noble simply calls their Small Home, is a standard 570 square foot house kit plan, with available sleeping loft. (Sigh! This is my absolute dream dwelling!) They also offer a Standard Home, which ranges from an 800 square foot 1-bedroom to a 1,280 square foot 3-bedroom.
• Shelter Kit If you really plan to DIY a kit house, take a look at Shelter Kit. Shelter Kit includes a detailed Construction Manual, which includes drawings and step-by-step instructions, specifically created for each customer's kit. Invite the gang over for a good old fashioned house raising!
• Wee House — Alchemy Architects has gotten a lot of attention for their Wee Houses. As they should – the structures are adorably modern. 435 square foot studios – perfect for a little weekend house – start at $79,000. Alchemy also offers 3 other size homes: a 1,450 square foot, 2 bedroom home; a 1,335 square foot split level; and a 1,765 square foot stacked home.
• Zamore Homes Houston based Zamore Homes makes ready-to-assemble kits built with off-the-shelf components. They're able to flat pack the pieces for easy and affordable shipping. Units range in size from small studios to 3-bedroom homes.
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