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    Prefab seemed like the answer to delivering high-design houses to the masses--until the housing market collapsed.


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    triple crown

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    back on track

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    double header

    The Essence Series features fiberglass and wood on one frame.

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    fiber one

    Marvin's Ultrex Integrity window now available in 1/64-inch increments.

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    mirror mirror

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    wood wrights

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  • Walker Warner ArchitectsLocation: San Francisco, California

    walker warner architects

    The office of Walker Warner Architects occupies a San Francisco landmark with a rich architectural heritage.