Prefabricated homes are big in Texas. Builders, designers, and architects have developed kit, modular, and prefab dwellings that score top marks for sustainability, quality, and speedy, streamlined construction in recent years. Read on for a look at seven Texas prefab companies that are operating at the top of their game.
From their home base in Austin, Texas, Contain Builders designs and builds shipping container homes that range in size from 160 square feet for a small studio to about 1,200 square feet for fully-functioning, multi-room homes. The company is keenly aware of the economic and environmental issues that have affected Austin in recent years, and as a result they seek to build affordable, durable, and sustainable solutions.
2) MA Modular
Based in Austin, Texas, Ma Modular is an offshoot of architect Chris Krager’s design/develop/build firm, KRDB. Their one-story Casita 850 model, at 850 square feet, is on the smaller side of their prefabricated options and comes with two bedrooms and one bathroom.
3) Titan Homes
With more than 12 retail locations across Texas, Titan Homes is a factory-direct builder of Champion Homes. Titan builds modular homes and mobile homes in a range of sizes and styles—from tiny houses to triple-wide prefabs—and they serve Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
Village Homes in Austin, Texas is a locally owned manufactured and modular home business that serves the surrounding area. As a full-service home dealer, the company works with everyone from contractors to realtors who can help you find just the right plot of land.
Serving Austin and Dallas, Kanga Room System designs and manufactures high-quality, prefabricated kits for stand-alone accessory structures for home, ranch, business, and industrial sites. The company offers a variety of DIY kits for cabins, sheds, studios, add-on rooms, storage structures, and children’s playhouses, along with installation services.
Based in Houston, Texas, Brett Zamore Design has worked on everything from highly customized residential and commercial projects to kit and prefab homes. Their eco-friendly, cost-effective kit homes are rooted in the simplicity of Texas vernacular architecture, and the studio offers seven different plans that can be easily customized depending on each client’s needs and lifestyle.
7) Lake | Flato
Austin- and San Antonio–based Lake|Flato’s Porch House benefits from a simplified building process—from the early concept phase through to construction. Some Porch Houses are factory-built, while others are assembled from prefabricated components on-site.