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LP recently invested in this manufacturer, which provides prefabricated wall panels, floor panels, and roof trusses. Structural elements are delivered to the jobsite for sequential off-loading to maximize efficiencies, and the frame can be assembled in three to four days. Entekra says its system reduces the overall build cycle by up to 33 percent versus stick framing and reduces the need for on-site skilled labor by 40 to 60 percent.
The Faroe bathtub by Piero Lissoni features simple, sensuous lines and a dark/light contrast. Measuring 18.7 inches tall, 35.4 inches wide, and 67 inches long, the tub is made from Cristalplant, a composite material that allows a variety of shapes and designs. It comes in matte white or white/gray Soft Touch (shown).