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Prefab real estate goes green, modern

'Glidehouse' seen as affordable housing alternative
Published on May 19, 2004

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MENLO PARK, Calif.–Steven Quinones wanted an environmentally friendly, modern house that he could afford. He talked with architects about designing one and was startled to learn it would cost about $300 per square foot.

Instead, he opted for a three-bedroom, two-bathroom Glidehouse for a fraction of the cost ...