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5 Glass Prefabs

Modular construction helped these homes arrive at their pristine sites. Glass walls let them embrace them.
June 24, 2015
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4 Concrete Prefabs

See what happens when an inflexible material meets a typology that's based on versatility.
June 18, 2015
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5 Unusual Prefab Homes

From bold shapes to new modular techniques, these homes branch out from the expected prefab typology.
June 17, 2015
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These 6 Prefabs Have Us Buzzing

From a home that generates twice the energy it uses to a ski school that can be built in less than two weeks, these are six prefabs you'll want to know about.
May 25, 2015
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Best of #ModernMonday: Prefab's Potential

Every Monday, @dwell and @designmilk invite fans and experts to weigh in on trending topics in design. Make It Right, Method Homes, and Archilovers joined #ModernMonday this week to share their thoughts on prefab construction's social and environmental promise. Check out a few of our favorite responses, and use the hashtag #ModernMonday to join the conversation next week at 1pm EST / 10am PST.
May 18, 2015
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6 Plywood-Loving Prefabs

Take a look at how plywood is incorporated into the designs of these six prefabs.
May 11, 2015
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5 Larger Than Life Prefabs

It's a common misconception that all prefabs are spartan. These expansive modular homes provide ample room for growing families and frequent entertaining.
May 8, 2015
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Earth Day Inspiration: Prefab Pavilion Celebrates Nature in the Heart of Chicago

Completed in 2010, the Nature Boardwalk designed by Studio Gang Architects introduced a pavilion and boardwalk to a pond site at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. It also recast the area as a thriving ecosystem in the middle of the city.
April 22, 2015
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What Will It Take for Factory-Built Prefab Housing To Become the Norm?

Leaders in modular construction and prefab need to scale up to get more people thinking inside the box.
April 17, 2015