A Fire-Resistant Home on Tricky Terrain Taps Into the Power of Prefab

A Fire-Resistant Home on Tricky Terrain Taps Into the Power of Prefab

By Lucy Wang
Packed with off-grid tech, the partially prefabricated Waterfall Residence soaks up stunning views of Carmel Valley.

As seasoned industrial designers, Rick and Linda Lewis were confident they could solve for a beautiful yet steeply sloped Carmel Valley site that many potential buyers had dismissed due to the difficulty of conventional construction. The couple, who sold their Palo Alto home to finance a new contemporary dream home, found their answer in prefab design. 

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