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How to: make a custom prefab.


Prefab construction made it possible for the Monogram Modern Home to travel the country. Prefab housing is a notoriously flexible solution that treads lightly on the land. At 825 square feet, the Monogram Modern Home is easy to transport by truck. If a homeowner chose to use multiple units to form a larger house, they could break it apart and move them separately.

The home is a customized version of the Method Homes Elemental 1 model designed by Pardo.
The home, currently in production in Seattle, totals 825 square feet.
On the width side of the home is a full wall of accordion doors that open to the outdoors.
On the other side, windows wrap around the corner, letting natural light stream into the space.
"We enable every client to customize their kitchen," Method Homes co-founder Brian Abramson says.
The appliances in the home include a 30" Advantium Speedcook Oven and Single Wall Oven, as well as a 36" induction...
"The products helped guide the aesthetics and functionality of the kitchen," Pardo says.
A look at the Western Window Systems wall from inside.
The appliances will be built into the casework.
The unit will also feature a freestanding outdoor kitchen area with stainless steel cabinetry, a built-in refrigerator,...