Sander Architects prefab backyard with pool

An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert

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A lap pool runs alongside the west facade of a hybrid prefab home in Palm Springs by Sander Architects. "Our version of prefab," explains architect Whitney Sander, "involves the use of building shells that are the ‘heavy lifting’ parts of any house: main structure, secondary structure, and (often) building skin."