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Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design

Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab model that's designed to be functional, attractive, and energy-efficient. Read excerpts from Dwell's interview with principal Joel Turkel below, and click through the slideshow for a glimpse at the Axiom homes. Interested in learning more about the Axiom/Dwell Prefab series by Turkel Design? Visit our webinar page for upcoming free online webinar dates.
February 18, 2015
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8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs

From the world's first carbon-positive prefab to hurricane-proof homes, there have been some exciting breakthroughs in modular housing recently. This primer ought to catch you up on the latest.
February 17, 2015
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6 Green Desert Prefabs

We've got desert modernism on our minds this week, so we're taking a closer look at our favorite energy-efficient prefabs that fend off solar gain in high style.
February 16, 2015
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The World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab House

Australian firm Archiblox has designed the world's first carbon-positive prefab. We take a tour of the space, which is currently on view in Melbourne's City Square.
February 10, 2015
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Prefab Gets a Makeover With Danish Industrial Design

The designing minds behind Danish company Vipp go modular with a new prefab shelter.
January 30, 2015
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Petite Prefab with Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape

This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas. The couple had seen Alchemy Architects’ other projects and were attracted to the simplicity of the firm's modular approach. Alchemy's weeHouse prototype consists of a basic rectangular unit that is assembled and customized off-site, shipped to a pre-prepared foundation, and installed into place. The house is tucked into a hillside and uses extensive floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor patio areas to immerse its residents into the landscape.
January 24, 2015
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House of the Week: Tiny Prefab Home Can Withstand Hurricanes and Earthquakes

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
January 20, 2015
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8 New Prefab Homes from Dwell's December/January Issue

Each year, Dwell's annual prefab issue is a bestseller—and with constantly improving prefab processes and materials, we chronicling more innovative modular designers than ever before. Here is a look at some highlights for 2015.
January 16, 2015
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Innovations in Prefab

We shine the spotlight on architect Whitney Sander, who will join us onstage at Dwell on Design Los Angeles in May to discuss what’s new in the industry.
January 13, 2015
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