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Modern prefab house with white facade in Sierra Nevada mountains

Middle Ground

Adding less than $100,000 of improvements to an off-the-shelf prefab model resulted in a clean-cut structure at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada.
December 19, 2012
Pum and Jake of Design Army

Design Army, Washington, D.C.

For co-founders Jake and Pum Lefebure of Design Army, family and business work well together. The married graphic designers have created a design firm with a distinct point of view and for that, their work has garnered numerous awards since its founding in 2003. And, nearly a decade on, they have designed for clients as diverse as Washingtonian Bride & Groom, Bloomingdale's, and the Washington National Ballet to re-imagining Neenah Papers. Dwell stopped by their offices for a tour and a talk.
December 7, 2012
Modern wooden prefab home in Scotland

Locally-Sourced Prefab Prototype in Scotland

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.
December 5, 2012
Jared Levy of Connect:Homes

Q&A with Connect:Homes Co-Founder Jared Levy

Jared Levy of Connect:Homes wants to streamline the construction process down to the very seams, while making it affordable for all.
December 3, 2012
Gambier Island House in Canada designed by Turkel Design

Into the Woods

The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s western coast.
November 30, 2012
casa liray

10 Amazing Examples of Shipping Container Architecture

If you caught our recent round up of shipping container homes, you know there's no shortage of innovative adaptations to the boxy cargo pieces. We can't get enough of them, either, and here we share 10 more great repurposed shipping containers.
November 30, 2012
best in snow house exterior with mountian thumbnail

Winter Wonderlands

The chill of winter is soon to set in. Thinking toward blustery days ahead, we've corralled a series of modern homes set amid snowy surroundings and with cozy interiors, ranging from a cabin built to withstand an alpine avalance to an upstate New York renovation with an all-glass wall.
November 29, 2012
farmhouse renovation in Eldred, New York

20 Modern Home Facades

While we can all heed that age-old axiom, "Never judge a book by its cover," we're swooning over the façades of these homes. Whether your design curiosity is piqued by the sight of a cozy abode tucked in the woods or an urban dwelling built on a bustling city street, you'll enjoy the exterior inventiveness of these homes.
November 28, 2012
Modern red-and-gray Vermont clad lakeside weekend home

Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa

Eight years after construction began, this lakeside weekend home 80 miles outside Johannesburg, South Africa, received the long-awaited finishing touch that makes it an eye-catching thermal wonder.
October 31, 2012
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