9 Historical Prefab Projects

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December 17, 2013
We showcase a timeline of nine prefab architecture projects from the 20th century. To see how contemporary designers are using the building technique, pick up a copy of our annual prefab issue on newsstands.
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  Walter Gropius and Konrad Wachsmann, Packaged House, 1942.

    Walter Gropius and Konrad Wachsmann, Packaged House, 1942.

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  Buckminster Fuller, Dymaxion House, 1945–1946.

    Buckminster Fuller, Dymaxion House, 1945–1946.

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  Jean Prouve, Maison Tropicale, 1950s.

    Jean Prouve, Maison Tropicale, 1950s.

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  Carl Koch, Techbuilt House, 1953.

    Carl Koch, Techbuilt House, 1953.

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  Richard Meier, Lambert House, 1961.  Courtesy of: Richard Meier & Partners Architects.

    Richard Meier, Lambert House, 1961.

    Courtesy of: Richard Meier & Partners Architects.

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  Moishe Safdie, Habitat '67, 1967.

    Moishe Safdie, Habitat '67, 1967.

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  Matti Suuronen, Futuro House, 1968.

    Matti Suuronen, Futuro House, 1968.

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  Kisho Kurokawa, Nakagin Capsule Tower, 1972.

    Kisho Kurokawa, Nakagin Capsule Tower, 1972.

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  Zvi Hecker, Ramot Polin Housing, 1974.  Courtesy of: Zvi Hecker

    Zvi Hecker, Ramot Polin Housing, 1974.

    Courtesy of: Zvi Hecker

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