Budget Breakdown: A Steel-Clad Prefab Blends Into a Lush Forest for $665K

Budget Breakdown: A Steel-Clad Prefab Blends Into a Lush Forest for $665K

By Lucy Wang
A steep hillside and rushing creek define a family’s prefab retreat in New Hampshire.

When Dr. Keith Flaherty picked up an issue of Dwell Magazine with a feature on modern prefabs in his local grocery store's checkout aisle, he had little clue that his spontaneous purchase would be the beginning of a five-year journey into the dynamic world of prefabs. This journey culminated in the creation of two modular holiday homes, designed and built by Minnesota-based Alchemy Architects.

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