A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise for the Whole Family

A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise for the Whole Family

By Kelly Vencill Sanchez / Photos by Art Gray Photography
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City.

Building smarter is at the heart of everything designers Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir do. Whether they’re testing the limits of indoor/outdoor living or developing a prefabricated wall system that they hope will make traditional wood framing a thing of the past, the founders of the Santa Monica design studio Minarc are consumed with making structures stronger, lighter, and more efficient.

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