Modernist L-Shaped Charred Cedar Cabin in Alaska
In the shadow of Mount McKinley, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a modernist cabin as expansive as the Last Frontier. Photo by Kamil Bialous.
An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles
A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood. Photos by Art Gray.
An Economical Modular Prefab in Oregon
An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, Oregon.
All You Need is LV
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
A Modern Multiunit Prefab in Vancouver
A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously as good design. Photo by Kamil Bialous.
A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy
A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country. The top floor holds the Chiavellis’ bedroom suite, with a dressing room and built-in spa. “The farmers dried their crops up here,” says Chiavelli. “We knew right away this was the spot that we wanted to have our own room.” Photo by Helenio Barbetta.
Two years ago architect Chad Everhart came across an old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina. He could tell it dated back to the Great Depression by the 1930s-era cardboard—once used as insulation—that he found stuffed down between its tongue-and-groove walls. Image courtesy Chad Everhart Architect.
Sustainable Glass House in Sonoma
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts. Photo by Matthew Millman.
A Modular Beachside Getaway in Australia
Putting her architectural training to work, a resident of Merricks, Australia, helps design a modular beachside getaway for her family. Photo by Lisa Cohen.
Ryall's only so-called extravagances in the inexpensive renovation were the weather- and sound-resistant windows and central air-conditioning system. Photo by Jake Stangel.