22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On

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By Annie Fleming / Published by Dwell
To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous. Quick to construct and easy to love, prefabs have historically been a favorite throughout the design community.

We believe that working with a company that you trust is imperative when building your dream home. Take a look at 20 top tier, reliable, prefab companies from around the world that perfectly execute the modern house look. 

1. Turkel Design (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

"Recognized for creating homes of classic simplicity and enduring beauty, Turkel Design is an architectural practice devoted to clean lines and the beauty of natural materials" (Turkel Design).

22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On - Photo 1 of 22 - Project Name: Sweet Repose

Project Name: Sweet Repose

2. Starck with Riko (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

"P.A.T.H. is a unique turnkey living solution for all, opening new ways towards different future by combining high technology, comfort, timeless design, and respect for the environment into a single solution" (Starck with Riko).

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Project Name: P.A.T.H. Prefabricated Accessible Technological Homes

3. Method Homes (Seattle, Washington, USA)

"Sustainable design is a core value for Method. We believe everyone deserves to live, work, and learn in healthy, quality buildings. Sustainable homes are more comfortable, efficient, better places to live. All of our modular homes and commercial structures are built using sustainable materials, systems, and practices" (Method Homes).

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Project Name: Paradigm Series 

4. IdeaBox (Salem, Oregon, USA)

"We’re experts at using the prefab housing system to create cost-effective, imaginative, energy-efficient, modern housing with space-savvy layouts and high-quality materials" (IdeaBox). 

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Project Name: Orchard

5. Alchemy (Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA)

"Our distinct hands-on approach to architecture and design combines a playful design process, collaborative relationships with clients, and partnerships with builders and fabricators, to create a harmonious blend of site, building, and community. With sustainable practices as a mainstay of our daily work, Alchemy utilizes recycling and reuse along with building strategies that reduce waste. Our multidisciplinary team draws inspiration from art, literature, history, and leading creative thinkers to create alternative and atypical project solutions. Alchemy’s innovation on the weeHouse prefab system and "tightwad panache" renovations has gained recognition on an international scale" (Alchemy). 

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Project Name: Blair Barnhouse

6. Bert & May (London, England)

"Designed in collaboration with award-winning architects Box 9 Design, Bert’s Boxes combine functionality with aesthetics, creating innovative and stylish modular living spaces that are thoughtfully designed. Pre fab no longer signifies compromise on any level" (Bert & May).

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Project Name: Portable Prefab Outside Boxes

7. Proto Homes (Los Angeles, California, USA)

"Our homes are built from a set of patented components that allow for personal customization. By standardizing the components, we take the guesswork out of pricing, quality and time of delivery. Every buyer will be guaranteed a highly aesthetic, customizable design at an affordable price; infused with the latest, upgradable technology while backed by the best customer service" (Proto Homes).

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Project Name: Kenyon Residence

8. Arkitekthus (Oslo, Norway)

"Architect's there for the growing group of people whose lifestyle preferences can not be matched by traditional typhus industry. With world leading architecture as the main tools we produce Scandinavia's finest typhus. We and our architects share the conviction that good architecture can actually contribute to a better life for our people. Therefore we want to make good architecture available and köpbar for more, so that more people can realize the dream of living in a home with high architectural and material-related qualities" (Arkitekthus).

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Project Name: AH #62

9. Stillwater Dwellings (Seattle, Washington, USA)

"The Stillwater team believes contemporary, architect designed prefab homes should be more accessible, more sustainable and more affordable. We believe designing and building a custom home should be exciting and rewarding, not stressful and open ended. Stillwater has developed a prefabricated building system along with advanced tools to streamline the design and building process, shorten project times, and save you money" (Stillwater Dwellings).

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Project Name: Boring, OR

10. Pod Idladla (Krugersdorp, South Africa)

"The Pod-Idladla is a modular, prefabricated nano-home: designed and manufactured in South Africa" (Pod-Idladla). 

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Project Name: Basic Pod

11. Clever Homes (Oakland, California, USA)

"We are an architecture, planning and design firm specializing in the construction of affordable prefab buildings. Developed by Toby Long, AIA and tobylongdesign over the past 20 years, the CleverHomes brand is built around an integrated system of design, fabrication, and construction" (Clever Homes).

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Project Name: Martis Camp, CA

12. Amunt Architekten (Stuttgart and Aachen, Germany)

Please see website for further information.

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Project Name: JustK – Living Space in Tübingen

13. East Coast Modern (Halifax, NS, Canada)

"Our buildings range from a series of upscale studios to full-scale modern homes. Through our flexible approach and strategic partnerships, we can bring these products to market with top quality craftsmanship, speed and affordability. Our prefab process ensures 100% cost certainty, timely product delivery, and a significant reduction in complexity. We are dedicated to modern design and quality craftsmanship" (East Coast Modern). 

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Project Name: ModHaus

14. Blu Homes (Vallejo, California, USA)

"Blu homes are the architectural embodiment of premium prefab living. Our modular homes are designed for your lifestyle and stand apart with open floor plans that let the outside in™. We factory build in the Bay Area and deliver in Northern California" (Blu Homes).

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Project Name: The Breeze House

15. 2by4 Architects (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Please see website for further information.

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Project Name: Island House

16. Sander Architects (Marina Del Ray, California, USA)

"Sander Architects is the international award-winning firm whose approach to contemporary residential design has been making waves in the architecture world. Their Hybrid House uses components of prefab technology to create homes that are custom designed for each client. Homes that are not only green but also very high design. This is a time of extraordinary change for practitioners in the design fields and Sander Architects is a young exciting firm determined to be at the forefront of green architecture" (Sander Architects).

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Project Name: Desert Canopy House

17. Rural Design Architects (Portree, Scotland)

"Rural Design are committed to a progressive yet sensitive rural architecture. We respond to each client with imagination to deliver a project that achieves social, economical and environmental sustainability. Our approach combines practicality and intuition to achieve overall design excellence. Based on the Isle of Skye in the West Highlands of Scotland we are working on residential, community and education projects throughout Scotland and abroad" (Rural Design Architects).

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Project Name: The Hen House

18. Connect Homes (Los Angeles, California, USA)

"Connect:Homes is a modern home design firm offering affordable, factory constructed, modular homes and complete assembly and completion services" (Connect Homes).

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Project Name: Orinda Connect 8 & Connect 2

19. Muji (Japan)

Please see website for further information.

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Project Name: Vertical House

20. MAPA (Montevideo, Uruguay)

"The Minimod is a primitive refuge with a modern twist. It´s not just an living space, it is an experience. It is a technological experience applied to the natural landscape, an invitation to live on the border between of the natural and the man-made.The Minimod incorporates a silencing system to enhance the experience between the inhabitant and the landscape. Minimods are pre-manufactured, high quality, fast construction and low priced - and they present a incredibly simple solution for how to efficiently build a dwelling in the middle of a rugged natural environment" (MAPA).

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Project Name: MINIMOD

21. mnmMOD (Santa Monica, California, USA)

"mnmMOD panels were thoughtfully developed in reaction to the limitations and risks inherent in traditional wood framing. They are simpler to build with, more durable, more energy efficient, and far better for your health than traditional wood construction" (mnmMOD).

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Project Name: Dawnsknoll

22. Office of Mobile Design (Venice, California, USA)

"The future of mobile architecture is unfolding rapidly. As our buildings become more portable and adaptable, they become more useful. It is this recognition of the fluidity of circumstances — the mobility of demographics and information — and an increasing capacity for architecture to respond to fluidity, whether through low-tech, ad hoc vernaculars or through high-tech kinetics and embedded intelligence. OMD offers an alternative and possibly a solution for the inhabitants of the new urban landscape" (Jennifer Siegal, Office of Mobile Design). 

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Project Name: Santa Monica Prefab

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