Meet Blu Homes at Dwell on Design 2013

June 14, 2013

Interactive booths, seminars and Tweetups make it easy to catch up with the leader in modern, green prefab homebuilding, June 21-23, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

Visit the “Blu Homes Oasis” at Dwell on Design’s Dwell Outdoor exhibit for architect-led presentations and inspiration.

LOS ANGELES—June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/—When Dwell on Design (, America’s largest modern design event, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 21-23, 2013, attendees will have more opportunities than ever to interact with and learn more about Blu® Homes, Inc. (“Blu”), the leading builder of precision-engineered, green prefab homes. Dwell on Designs’ 43,000 attendees will have the opportunity to mingle with Blu Homes’ architects and designers, executives and sales representatives at informative seminars and Tweetups as well as at two dedicated Blu Homes destinations: a gorgeous, interactive booth on the main floor (Booth #131) and the “Blu Homes Oasis” at Dwell Outdoor. More information about Blu Homes at Dwell on Design can be found at


Blu Homes Oasis at Dwell Outdoor

Immediately upon entering the event, attendees will be greeted by the “Blu Homes Oasis,” part of the Dwell Outdoor exhibit. One of the event’s most popular areas, Dwell Outdoor features lush plantings, Airstream trailers, garden pods and outdoor furnishings and accessories. The “Blu Homes Oasis” provides a chic hangout in the middle of the “outdoors,” inviting attendees to relax as they listen to presentations by Blu Homes’ architects and representatives while enjoying dynamic multimedia displays. Ten-minute presentations will be held:


Friday, June 21: 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm

Saturday, June 22: 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm

Sunday, June 23: 11 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm


Blu Homes Booth (#131)

Where can I build a Blu home? How long does it take? Which model is right for me? Why is steel framing a better choice? Come to booth 131 to ask questions, collect information, meet the people behind Blu and learn how to get started building your Blu home. See Blu’s homes unfold in a series of vivid video installations and take a video tour of recently completed, beautiful Blu homes.


Blu Homes, Live from the Demo Stage

Blu executives will join Dwell editors on the Demo stage during a pair of features presentations:


“A Day in the Life of a Prefab”

Saturday, June 22

12 pm

LA Convention Center, Demo Stage

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how technology, design, advanced manufacturing, streamlined operations and customer service combine to create the home of the future. Brought to life in dynamic visuals including a time-lapse video highlighting the complete evolution of a Blu Homes prefab, see how a beautiful, green, state-of-the-art home is born—from 3-D model to factory floor to completed house. Hosted by Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron and narrated by Blu Homes director of customer design Scott Dergance the presentation will be followed by a short Q&A from the audience.


“A Passion for Prefab”

Sunday, June 23

3 pm

LA Convention Center, Demo Stage

What is it about the prefab genre that continues to beguile? What gems from its architectural past are still viable? What took us so long to embrace this amazing way to build homes? What’s new that makes this the most intriguing way to build today? What’s possible in prefab’s future? Blu Homes cofounder Maura McCarthy and vice president of design and creative director Karl Daubmann will discuss all this and how they’ve turned the traditional approach to prefab on its ear. Moderated by Dwell senior editor Kelsey Keith, the presentation will be followed by a short Q&A from the audience.


Blu Homes Tweetups

Join Blu Homes at a special press-only Tweet-up on Friday, June 21 at 11 am to get the scoop on Blu’s latest news. Participate in the conversation in person at the “Blu Homes Oasis” in the Dwell Outdoor area, or join the action on Twitter by following @bluhomes #bluatdwell. Dwell on Design attendees will have another chance to be one of the first to learn more about Blu’s latest news at a second Tweet-up on Saturday, 22 at 11 am at the “Blu Homes Oasis.” More information is available at


For more information on Blu Homes email Or, visit, follow Blu on Facebook ( and Twitter (@BluHomes). To check out everything Blu is up to at Dwell on Design, follow #bluatdwell.


About Blu Homes

Blu Homes, Inc. is the leading provider of beautiful and green precision-built prefab homes in North America. Built in its own 250,000-square-foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Vallejo, California, Blu’s inspired and nationally recognized homes can be found from New York to the Colorado Mountains and the Pacific Coast. Blu’s proprietary steel framing and building technology result in homes that are as strong as they are beautiful; ship efficiently; and are conveniently finished on site by our own teams. Blu homes are more economical, healthier to live in, require lower maintenance, and are much stronger than conventional construction. Visit Blu is also the proud builder of the Sunset magazine 2012 Idea House in Healdsburg, California. For more information on the Sunset Idea House, click here.