Prefab houses are getting leaner, more efficient, and, in some cases, bigger. Here, we explore highlights from our December/January prefab issue, juxtaposed with our favorites from the past.
Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner understands the benefits of prefab construction. Here, we take a look at four noteworthy projects from the Dwell archives that were flawlessly executed by the...
From a mindful cabin in the Ozarks to an isolated retreat in the eastern Washington desert, these five homes show that great design can exist totally off-the-grid.
As previously seen in Best Modern Desert Houses, Dwell invites you to take a peak at these scorching additions.
Constructing a home on a hard-to-reach island may seem expensive and difficult, but building in prefabricated parts can help make that secluded paradise a reality.
Long Island boasts both extravagant mansions and cozy cottages, original new structures and inspired renovations. Here, we take a look at some of Dwell's favorite Long Island homes.
Thanks to prefab technology, it’s now possible to bring an entire home with you on your seaside vacation. These modular structures were delivered straight to the shore to provide easy ocean access.
Therapeutic for the mind and the planet, these green getaways demonstrate how smart R&R balances comfort and conscientiousness.
If prefabrication is the future of architecture, then these cutting-edge prefab homes offer an exciting glimpse into what might lie ahead.
Prefabrication can be used to solve anything from budget concerns to building obstacles. Packed with a range of sustainable features, these prefab homes tackle environmental issues, too.
When tricky terrain poses construction problems, hoisting a prefabricated home up on stilts offers a practical, eco-friendly solution.
A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.
Petite spaces are given a sense of functionality with smart lighting.
Constructed in 1961, Richard Meier’s first residential project is a nascent example of the modern prefab typology.
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously as good design.
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept. Designed to bring peace of mind to impoverished South Africans, the...
An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, Oregon.
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular building system.
A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.