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Casa pre-fabricada

English translation: prefabricated home / prefab home / prefabricated house / prefab house

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Spanish term or phrase:Casa pre-fabricada
English translation:prefabricated home / prefab home / prefabricated house / prefab house
Entered by: moken
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16:43 Sep 19, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Construction
Spanish term or phrase: Casa pre-fabricada
Son casas que por lo general se levantan en muy poco tiempo porque sus partes están ya pre-armadas
Hernán Bovo
Argentina
Local time: 00:19
prefabircated or prefab home
Explanation:
Prefabricated home
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Prefabricated homes, often referred to as prefab homes, are dwellings manufactured off-site in advance, usually in standard sections that can be easily shipped and assembled. Many of the current prefab home designs on the market have jovial, eclectic elements of postmodernism or the clean, simple lines of futurism. Prefab homes have not been particularly marketable; possible reasons for this include:

Homes are not currently produced cost effectively enough for current demand.
Homes are not considered a realistic housing solution by the average consumer.
The consumer is either not familiar with the concept, or does not desire it.

:O) :O)
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moken
Local time: 04:19
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4 +7prefabircated or prefab home
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prefabircated or prefab home


Explanation:
Prefabricated home
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
• Find out more about navigating Wikipedia and finding information •Jump to: navigation, search
Prefabricated homes, often referred to as prefab homes, are dwellings manufactured off-site in advance, usually in standard sections that can be easily shipped and assembled. Many of the current prefab home designs on the market have jovial, eclectic elements of postmodernism or the clean, simple lines of futurism. Prefab homes have not been particularly marketable; possible reasons for this include:

Homes are not currently produced cost effectively enough for current demand.
Homes are not considered a realistic housing solution by the average consumer.
The consumer is either not familiar with the concept, or does not desire it.

:O) :O)


moken
Local time: 04:19
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 64

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Janis Auzins: I don't get the "homes" really, I know it's used, but "houses" sounds better to me
12 mins
  -> Hi and thanks Janis. Personally I agree, but it appears to be slightly more common. Maybe marketing reasons - perhaps home sounds more inviting than house (?) :O) :O)

agree  sarahca
16 mins
  -> :O)

agree  Denise DeVries: prefabricated
21 mins
  -> Yes, of course. Thanks Denise. :O) :O)

agree  Rebecca Hendry
34 mins
  -> :O)

agree  trnet: a prefab house can be made to feel like a home !
34 mins
  -> Haha, right thanks! :O) :O)

agree  Noni Gilbert: nice spelling! Pre-fabs.
1 hr
  -> Thanks Noni - actually I don't think prefab needs hyphenating, but this prefabircating isn't my first typo today! :O) :O)

agree  Sandra Holt
2 hrs
  -> :O)
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