Modern Across America: Prefab Homes in the South

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November 5, 2013
Prefab has proven to be a popular architectural trend across the world. The Southern regional United States is no exception. From Texas to Tennessee, here are just a few prefab houses from architects down South.
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  Suzanne Shelton focuses on sustainable living with her eco-friendly house on Norris Lake in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee. Architect Brandon Pace designed the prefabricated cedar panels that snap into the steel structure.

    Suzanne Shelton focuses on sustainable living with her eco-friendly house on Norris Lake in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee. Architect Brandon Pace designed the prefabricated cedar panels that snap into the steel structure.

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  Building Shelton's prefab house took 3 days to complete. However, installing the solar-power and rainwater-harvesting structures took a bit longer.

    Building Shelton's prefab house took 3 days to complete. However, installing the solar-power and rainwater-harvesting structures took a bit longer.

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  Chris Brown and his wife, Sarah Johnson, decided to go prefab when building a weekend getaway cabin close to their home in the Washington, DC area. Photo by Chris Mueller.  Photo by: Chris Mueller

    Chris Brown and his wife, Sarah Johnson, decided to go prefab when building a weekend getaway cabin close to their home in the Washington, DC area. Photo by Chris Mueller.

    Photo by: Chris Mueller

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  "The whole idea here is to be remote but comfortable, to have a compact unit with a spaciousness that matches the surroundings," says Chris Brown on designing the prefab house  with Resolution 4: Architecture. Photo by Chris Mueller.  Photo by: Chris Mueller

    "The whole idea here is to be remote but comfortable, to have a compact unit with a spaciousness that matches the surroundings," says Chris Brown on designing the prefab house with Resolution 4: Architecture. Photo by Chris Mueller.

    Photo by: Chris Mueller

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  Further West, architect Arthur Andersson along with his partner Chris Wise, designed this prefab boathouse in Austin, Texas. Photo by Paul Bardagjy.  Photo by: Paul Bardagjy Courtesy of: Paul Bardagjy

    Further West, architect Arthur Andersson along with his partner Chris Wise, designed this prefab boathouse in Austin, Texas. Photo by Paul Bardagjy.

    Photo by: Paul Bardagjy

    Courtesy of: Paul Bardagjy

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  The Dwell Home, designed by Resolution 4: Architecture, was built in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Photo by Roger Davies.

    The Dwell Home, designed by Resolution 4: Architecture, was built in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Photo by Roger Davies.

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  The Dwell Home opening attracted nearly 2,500 visitors on July 10, 2004. Photo by Roger Davies.  Photo by: Roger Davies

    The Dwell Home opening attracted nearly 2,500 visitors on July 10, 2004. Photo by Roger Davies.

    Photo by: Roger Davies

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