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.
Erected right on the dunes in Long Island, Richard Meier’s 1961 Lambert House is an early example of the modern prefab typology.
Courtesy of: Richard Meier & Partners Architects.
After years of vacationing out of a trailer, Andrew and Shiree Morrison decided to collaborate with a group of architecture students in order to build a compact prefab vacation home on their plot of land in New Zealand's Onemana Beach.
Photo by: Simon Devitt
Courtesy of: Simon Devitt
An Australian architect designed a beach house consisting of three modules for her family. Constructed in a factory outside Melbourne, the house was then transported down to the sleepy beach town of Merricks.
Photo by: Lisa Cohen
Courtesy of: Lisa Cohen
A raised steel-and-glass prefab in southern Australia’s Waratah Bay offers a 360-degree panoramic view that takes in the surging ocean on three sides.
Photo by: Peter Hyatt
Architect Anthony Pellecchia and his wife, graphic designer Kathy Wesselman, created a prefab vacation house on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state with spectacular views of the water.
Photo by: Philip Newton