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  1. Blu Homes

    Blu Homes

    Blu Homes is changing the way your dream home is brought to life. As designers of premium prefab homes, we believe in building with the highest quality craftsmanship and technologies, in half the...

    07.29.13

  2. Design Leader: Michelle Kaufmann

    Design Leader: Michelle Kaufmann

    As part of our Design Leaders video series, prefab specialist Michelle Kaufmann shares her philosophy on sustainable modular construction.

    02.26.09

  3. Contained

    Contained

    In a quest to create some private space in a soaring loft, two San Franciscans turned to shipping containers as a design solution. View the final transformation, which includes a teak-and-copper...

    11.07.11

  4. Jens Risom

    Jens Risom

    In the late 1960s, designer Jens Risom sought an affordable vacation home for his family on Block Island, off the coast of Rhode Island. Now some 45 years later, the prefab cottage still exists to...

    11.19.12

  5. Dwell on Design 2013- Go Big or Go Home: Prefab Design Scales Up

    Dwell on Design 2013- Go Big or Go Home: Prefab Design Scales Up

    In this session we talk with architects Leo Marmol, Whitney Sander, and Jonathan Davis—who discuss their recent projects—about how prefab housing is scaling up. As seen at Dwell on Design...

    08.29.13

  6. Brett Nave

    Brett Nave

    Studio.bna is directed by architects Brett W. Nave and Kelley Bishop with studio locations in Livingston, Montana as well as the Gulf coast in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.  The design team is...

    11.02.09

  7. The Founders of Ecoshack and Materials & Applications

    Stop by for an informal talk between Stephanie Smith of Ecoshack and Jenna Didier and Oliver Hess of Materials & Applications.

    03.01.09

  8. miniHOME Workshops

    miniHOME Workshops

    In collaboration with Dwell On Design and our California Builder, Sustain will be holding two evening presentations and workshops on our sustainable, prefabricated architecture. While this workshop...

    04.07.09

  9. Architecture and Vision

    Architecture and Vision

    Design studio Architecture and Vision uses space-age technologies and small-space limitations to create projects critical of our society's habits of overproduction and overconsumption. The...

    04.07.09

  10. Carlos Bunga

    Carlos Bunga

    Trained as a painter, Barcelona-based Portuguese artist Carlos Bunga has expanded his practice to encompass multiple mediums and dimensions, including performance, sculpture, and video. In his...

    08.21.11

  11. Exposure: Matt Keegan, Katie Paterson, Heather Rasmussen

    Exposure: Matt Keegan, Katie Paterson, Heather Rasmussen

    Matt Keegan’s site-specific installation grew out of the artist’s longstanding fascination with cities. Focusing on Chicago and New York, Keegan creates a meandering visual...

    08.21.11

  12. Prefab Education Workshop

    Prefab Education Workshop

    Join Ryan E. Smith, professor of architectural technology and author of Prefab Architecture, in the Prefab Education workshop on January 13th, 2012. Learn about the history of industrialized...

    11.10.11

  13. Dwell on Design 2012

    Dwell on Design 2012

    Dwell on Design is the West Coast's largest design event. Curated by the editors of Dwell, the three-day celebration brings together the best and brightest products, services, and thought leaders...

    05.09.12

  14. Prefab Discussion with Amanda Dameron and Joseph Tanney

    Prefab Discussion with Amanda Dameron and Joseph Tanney

    Please join Dwell's Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron and architect Joseph Tanney of Resolution: 4 Architecture on December 4, 2012 at the new WeCross space as they discuss America's love affair (and...

    11.05.12

  15. Blu Homes & Dwell- The Amazing Prefab Evolution

    Blu Homes & Dwell- The Amazing Prefab Evolution

    Blu Homes & Dwell invite you to delve into prefab: past, present and future. Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron moderates a panel on the rich history of prefab highlighting the great homes...

    02.07.13

  16. Palm Springs Modernism Week: Origin Home Tour

    Palm Springs Modernism Week: Origin Home Tour

    Join Blu Homes February 17, 23, and 24, from 12 to 4 p.m. for an exclusive tour of the Disneys’ Origin homeThe Disney family is graciously opening their new Joshua Tree home to visitors during Palm...

    02.14.13

  17. Building Blocks
    House Tours

    Building Blocks

    On a double suburban lot in Tokyo, the Office of Ryue Nishizawa built a neighborhood-scaled, flexible-format minimalist steel prefab compound for Yasuo Moriyama—a very private individual with...

    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    01.17.09

  18. The Suburbs Strike Back
    Profiles

    The Suburbs Strike Back

    Swedish prefab specialists Smedshammar + Holmberg are on a mission to rescue their compatriots from boring suburbs—and their deep-seated suspicion of architects.

    written by: Jane Szita
    01.23.09

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