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See a Toronto prefab home being assembled

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Rendering of a prefabricated home from Nexterra Green Homes Ltd. The homes are factory-built according to plans from LivingHomes, a Los Angeles company.

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Rendering of a prefabricated home from Nexterra Green Homes Ltd. The homes are factory-built according to plans from LivingHomes, a Los Angeles company.

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A prefabricated home from Nexterra Green Homes Ltd. is assembled in North York, Toronto. Basic components of the 2,132-square-foot, two-storey house – sub-floors and walls and ceilings, tubs and sinks, doors and fixtures, plumbing, even the pre-tiled bathroom – arrived on trucks in late January.

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The modules were put together in less than two days.

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The interiors and the exterior are still getting their final touches, but the home is expected to go on the market soon, priced at $1.7-million.

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With its stacked, box-upon-box geometry and floor-to-ceiling glass walls, the house speaks frankly about its modernist American parentage.

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A two-car garage is one of the few elements that didn’t come in the kit.

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