Welcome to the CONFLUENCE by ideabox, our most popular design, and a time proven classic. While there are many confluence homes out there, no two are the same and each is custom designed to realize the lifestyle goals of our clients and the unique nature of their sites! 

And now for the first time we are offering new, larger confluence homes. 

Introducing the new CONFLUENCE series:

  • The original CONFLUENCE... c.2
  • The new, larger living... c.2+
  • And the new, larger still, (and updated)... c.3

The original CONFLUENCE model quite literally began as a simple sketch on the wall in 2006. Since then, the CONFLUENCE series has become the logical design solution for so many sites and lifestyles.

The sketch that became the original CONFLUENCE explored the idea of a central, expansive living space separating two bedrooms and baths. A simple idea that turned into a powerful, adaptable design and the foundation of the entire series!

 

An authentic original, the ideabox CONFLUENCE: - c.2 -  Versatile, Cost-Effective 2BR/2BA

    Having two bedrooms separated by almost 30 feet of kitchen and living space makes the C.2 incredibly versatile:

    • It's very couple-friendly; allows relaxing and working from home to peacefully coexist on a single floor. Or a movie marathon with friends in a TV room while PhD studying occurs in another.
    • The central open space allows you to circulate through cooking, eating, entertaining, and relaxing in a seamless flow.
    • High ceilings and acres of windows create a lightweight, luminous vibe that invites the outdoors in.
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    CONFLUENCE Specs

    • 15’ x 62’
    • 2br / 2ba
    • 930 square feet
    • Typical price: $119,499

    IT'S BRAND NEW! Introducing the new c.2+: Room to invite all your friends over for dinner, not just the inner circle!

    Over the years we would hear..."I love the simplicity of the CONFLUENCE, but I need just a little more room." Room for entertaining, room for projects, room to just hang out. So, we combined all the virtues of the CONFLUENCE with just a little more space and give birth to the c.2+.

    The idea behind the c.2+ is not to simply add space, but to add space that is as much fun as it is functional.

    We doubled the area of the open central space to make room for all your friends and family, not just your inner circle. If you enjoy cooking, eating in, hosting game nights, or watching movies with big groups, the c.2+ is going to be a great fit for your lifestyle.

    Since the kitchen is the heart of every house, we're offering two layouts that do the following:

    • The "wall of kitchen" layout is literally that: a wall of kitchen buffered by a large (10 ft.) island that is designed to be the center of everything. Perfect for cooking and entertaining, or just hanging out.
    • The "L" kitchen layout features a wraparound kitchen with an island that creates a breakfast table space or an extra workspace or a "drop the back pack" space or even a grand entry space!
    • Both offer additional closet and pantry space while providing more room to move!
    • The original CONFLUENCE design elements of expansive windows, carefully chosen sightlines, high ceilings, smart storage, and easy flow are continued in this design.
    We love this "long" kitchen - perfect for designer cooking and entertaining. The long island becomes the center of the house, freeing up the living & dining spaces. 

    We love this "long" kitchen - perfect for designer cooking and entertaining. The long island becomes the center of the house, freeing up the living & dining spaces. 

    Function follows form! The "L" kitchen creates fully functioning cooking and a nice breakfast table place! 

    Function follows form! The "L" kitchen creates fully functioning cooking and a nice breakfast table place! 

    c.2+ Specs

    • Overall 30' x 62'
    • 2br / 2ba
    • 1,275 square feet
    • Typical price: $145,399

    MEET THE NEW c.3: Designed with three bedrooms in mind!

    Our innovative use of the prefab housing platform has a ton of inherent flexibility and our clients are always helping us to push the boundaries of what they can do with our houses. The combination of our design experience and our clients’ needs can produce some really cool houses!

    The c.3 came to life after our clients kept asking for a three-bedroom version of our original CONFLUENCE. We thought about the qualities people liked from the original and sort of reorganized the spaces. In the "public" part of the house, we lined up an expanded kitchen area with a large living space. In the "private" part of the house: two bedrooms and two full baths are augmented by a walk-in closet and a laundry or mudroom space. This arrangement allows for a third bedroom behind the living room. 

    The c.3 has the kind of room and function that invites a new family to take root. Or if your life has more moving parts, you will appreciate the extra bedroom and the crisp delineation of public and private space in this design.

    The "original" C3 offers the flexibility of three bedrooms, even three baths, with all the lifestyle of the confluence series.

    The "original" C3 offers the flexibility of three bedrooms, even three baths, with all the lifestyle of the confluence series.

    A variation on a theme, the new 2014 C3 places three bedrooms next to a truly dynamic living space - quiet spaces where they need to be, and a lot of open loft like living spaces that open up to the outdoors beyond. 

    c.3 Specs

    • Overall 30' x 62'
    • 3br / 2ba
    • 1,474 square feet (2br/2ba), 1,640 SF (3br/2ba), and 1,740 square feet with the 3BR option
    • Typical price: $160,000 - $185,000 (depending on size)