In an increasingly urbanized society, vertical building has become the MO, but if you have the space, consider building outwards instead. These low-slung structures are easy on the knees and on the...
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.
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.
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.
The innovative state has no shortage of architectural experiments; these 7 prefab homes are pushing the design envelope.
When tricky terrain poses construction problems, hoisting a prefabricated home up on stilts offers a practical, eco-friendly solution.
Not all prefabs are made of sheet metal and shipping containers; these sylvan sanctuaries offer a more humanistic approach to assembly-line architecture.
While we fancy prefab as an option for building economically, out-of-the-way, and off-the-grid, a modular building system can work just as well in a city. Here, a handful of smart urban prefab homes.
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...
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.
An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, Oregon.
Putting her architectural training to work, a resident of Merricks, Australia, helps design a modular beachside getaway for her family.
A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest and is on vibrant display in these spaces, featured in the pages of Dwell and on Dwell.com. Here, we venture beyond the region's major...
A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.
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...
Petite spaces are given a sense of functionality with smart lighting.
As previously looked at in Dwell's two-part series, Dining Rooms We Love, Dwell invites you to take another look at five simply stunning dining rooms.
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular building system.
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the next generation.
Prefab construction simplified the building process of this northern Wisconsin summer home, where all materials required ferrying across Lake Superior.