Housing prices have spiraled out of control in many parts of California and some are finding it increasingly difficult to afford housing. Cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco are taking great steps to combat and even resolve the issues of homelessness by providing interim housing opportunities, however, some areas are still experiencing significant… Read More
Prefab building technology branches out from high-end luxury dwellings to affordable housing applications. Often, when developing and perfecting a new technology, you must have other experimenters, other risk-takers, buy into your vision. Such was the case with EcoSteel, which works with iconoclastic architects whose clients are clearly after sustainability as well as beauty. Based in… Read More
“Ecosteel is committed to making this planet a better place for future generations” Ecosteel was highlighted as a “game changer” in NorthBay Biz.
Another alternative to wood is steel, though its use in residential construction in the North Bay is not yet widespread. Wellington Cellars in Glen Ellen, which produces small-lot, handcrafted wines, used steel for its new building. “We’re seeing more steel construction,” says Joss Hudson, president and founder of EcoSteel, which is based in Laguna Niguel, Calif.… Read More
A Modern, Prefab Home on South Carolina’s Coastal Barrier Island Survives Hurricane Florence Three Days After a Family of Five Moves In. “While searching online, Tim found EcoSteel, a California-based supplier of modern, prefabricated and preinsulated steel building materials that are eco-friendly, durable and economical. The Beatty’s worked with EcoSteel’s design team and engineers via… Read More
“Reflecting a growing interest in the use of metal is EcoSteel, a Southern California based supplier of prefabricated, pre-insulated building materials, which opened an office in Santa Rosa in 2017 and is working in partnership with E West Construction on several North Bay projects. Joss Hudson, founder of EcoSteel, explains that one of the key… Read More
The EcoSteel team was recently featured in a California publication.
Anthrazit House featured in the latest issue of Dwell Magazine! In collaboration with architect Hector Magnus, EcoSteel provides an amazing home with strength and beauty through it’s all metal fire resistant structure. Make sure to pick up the December Dwell issue at your local book store. Full Dwell Article Linked Here – https://www.dwell.com/article/from-the-ashes-e4a7a479 From The Ashes… Read More
In celebration of Earth Day, Professor David Rifkind‘s sustainable house, “Tin Box” was featured on NBC 6 Miami. Features of this eco-friendly home include building with 100% recycled steel and a recycled water system.
The 1,700-square-foot home’s unusual design resists excess with rugged minimalism. There were many incarnations of this lot before its owner had settled on a harmonizing design. Set in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, the site was allegedly a dumping ground during the construction of a nearby freeway—a concern brought to the owner by… Read More