10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs

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By Byron Loker / Published by Dwell
With the official start of summer just a couple weeks away, the idea of relaxing poolside or jumping in for a quick dip is pretty enticing—especially if the body of water is accompanied by a cool, modern prefab.

Here, we've gathered some sun-filled examples of prefab designs that coexist with modern pools—providing some inspiration if you're considering bringing these two ideas together on your own property.  

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10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 1 of 10 - This 3,200-square-foot structure was assembled with a prefabricated foundation, concrete panel siding, and efficient built-ins, minimizing construction debris and toxins—such as concrete foundation tar—on the site. Here, the family relaxes poolside with modular furniture from Richard Schultz's Swell Seating Collection and chaise lounges from his 1966 collection from Knoll. 

This 3,200-square-foot structure was assembled with a prefabricated foundation, concrete panel siding, and efficient built-ins, minimizing construction debris and toxins—such as concrete foundation tar—on the site. Here, the family relaxes poolside with modular furniture from Richard Schultz's Swell Seating Collection and chaise lounges from his 1966 collection from Knoll. 

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 2 of 10 - MIMA Housing proposes a modular house that excels in simplicity, flexibility, and architectural quality. MIMA Essential bears a stunning bold simplicity and summarizes the whole philosophy in its essence.

MIMA Housing proposes a modular house that excels in simplicity, flexibility, and architectural quality. MIMA Essential bears a stunning bold simplicity and summarizes the whole philosophy in its essence.

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 3 of 10 - Solar cells that sit on top of this high-tech prefab in Spain collect energy that’s used for water systems and electricity. Smart blinds cover the windows and are rigged to open and close depending on the weather forecast.

Solar cells that sit on top of this high-tech prefab in Spain collect energy that’s used for water systems and electricity. Smart blinds cover the windows and are rigged to open and close depending on the weather forecast.

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 4 of 10 -  A prefab pool and guesthouse designed by LABhaus frames views of a Massachusetts property’s original structure, a Dillman model Sears Roebuck kit house from 1928. 

 A prefab pool and guesthouse designed by LABhaus frames views of a Massachusetts property’s original structure, a Dillman model Sears Roebuck kit house from 1928. 

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 5 of 10 - This Marmol Radziner-designed prefab house is stationed in remote Ukiah, California. "We weren’t able to make lots of trips up here, so we couldn’t babysit the process," says resident Bill Burton. "Stick-built construction requires a lot of hand-holding. Going prefab made it pretty seamless." 

This Marmol Radziner-designed prefab house is stationed in remote Ukiah, California. "We weren’t able to make lots of trips up here, so we couldn’t babysit the process," says resident Bill Burton. "Stick-built construction requires a lot of hand-holding. Going prefab made it pretty seamless." 

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 6 of 10 - Blu Home's miniature models offer streamlined, flexible, and multifunctional spaces that are designed to be used for various purposes.

Blu Home's miniature models offer streamlined, flexible, and multifunctional spaces that are designed to be used for various purposes.

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 7 of 10 - This pool house in Connecticut was fashioned from two shipping containers, bedecked in well-lit cedar, which contrasts beautifully with the blue of the water.

This pool house in Connecticut was fashioned from two shipping containers, bedecked in well-lit cedar, which contrasts beautifully with the blue of the water.

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 8 of 10 - Modscape delivered this pool house that's hidden behind cinderblocks. The Australian company offers modular homes and commercial modular building services that minimize environmental impact.

Modscape delivered this pool house that's hidden behind cinderblocks. The Australian company offers modular homes and commercial modular building services that minimize environmental impact.

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 9 of 10 - Through a collaboration with Ross Chapin Architects, the award-winning creator of GoodFit house plans, Shelter-Kit brings a range of kits for ready installation, such as this clever poolside addition.

Through a collaboration with Ross Chapin Architects, the award-winning creator of GoodFit house plans, Shelter-Kit brings a range of kits for ready installation, such as this clever poolside addition.

10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs - Photo 10 of 10 - A Horizon Structures pool house shed is the ultimate in poolside comfort and utility. It can be used as storage for the kids' pool toys, a guest changing area, or as a place to store your pool chemicals, pump, and filtering system. 

A Horizon Structures pool house shed is the ultimate in poolside comfort and utility. It can be used as storage for the kids' pool toys, a guest changing area, or as a place to store your pool chemicals, pump, and filtering system. 

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