Archinect - News 2014-07-29T02:47:42-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/39795595/ikea-debuts-completely-furnished-pre-fab-modern-homes IKEA Debuts Completely-Furnished, Pre-Fab, Modern Homes Archinect 2012-02-29T16:01:00-05:00 >2013-04-04T21:22:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/12/127da7701b3d528cb20a57cf82ed8cd2.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Swedish furniture company IKEA, has collaborated with Oregon architectural firm Ideabox, to launch its first line of prefabricated houses in the U.S., named the &ldquo;Aktiv.&rdquo; The IKEA-themed dwelling is a one-bedroom home centered around space-saving furniture and products. The hip and modern house was outfitted taking into consideration the demands from Pacific-Northwest homeowners, and is designed to be eco-friendly.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Aktiv, Swedish for active, is expected to be priced at US$79,500.</p>