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  1. An Introduction to Prefab
    Design 101

    An Introduction to Prefab

    The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at least a few hundred years.

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.28.09

  2. Pretty Fabulous
    --Done Right

    Pretty Fabulous

    In order to fairly evaluate the pros and cons of today’s prefab design, we broke it down according to various criteria. Here are just a few examples of the benefits prefab has to offer.

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.28.09

  3. Taking Care of Business
    --Done Wrong

    Taking Care of Business

    A look back through the history of prefab reveals a few failures that proved to be great opportunities for learning and improvement.

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.28.09

  4. The Big Easy
    A Great Idea

    The Big Easy

    Most prefab manufacturing facilities house loads of heavy machinery, but not every design must be constructed on the factory line.

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.28.09

  5. 101 Prefab
    Design 101

    101 Prefab

    Everything you wanted to know about prefab but were afraid to ask! We've tapped the brain behind popular web resource FabPreFab to explain the birds and bees of manufactured housing.

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.16.09

  6. Dwell Home Venice: Part 1
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 1

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 1, August...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  7. Dwell Home Venice: Part 2
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 2

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 2,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  8. Dwell Home Venice: Part 3
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 3

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 3,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  9. Dwell Home Venice: Part 4
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 4

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 4,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  10. Dwell Home Venice: Part 5
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 5

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 5...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  11. Dwell Home Venice: Part 6
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 6

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 6...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  12. Dwell Home Venice: Part 7
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 7

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  13. Dwell Home Venice: Part 8
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 8

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester....

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  14. Dwell Home Venice: Part 9
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 9

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester....

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  15. Dwell Home Venice: Part 10
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 10

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  16. Dwell Home Venice: Part 11
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 11

    Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, CA that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 11, November 2011: Framing...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  17. Dwell Home Venice: Part 12
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 12

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    02.13.12

  18. Dwell Home Venice: Part 13
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 13

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 13,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.20.12

  19. Dwell Home Venice: Part 14
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 14

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 14, May...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    08.22.12

  20. Dwell Home Venice: Part 15
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 15

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 15, May -...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.02.13

  21. Dwell Home Venice: Part 16
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 16

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 16,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.03.13

  22. Dwell Home Venice: Part 17
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 17

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 17,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.08.13

  23. Dwell Home Venice: Part 18
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 18

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 18,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.15.13

  24. Dwell Home Venice: Part 19
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 19

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 19, March...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    05.07.13

  25. Dwell Home Venice: Part 20
    How To

    Dwell Home Venice: Part 20

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 20, April...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    11.16.13

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