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We love the benefits of prefab and small space design: homes take less from the environment and can be installed with minimal disturbance to the site. All the more reason to explore these dwellings.

Sourcing Guide for Modern Prefab Companies in Europe
119 prefab builders made Dwell's annual list; now, check out some of their European counterparts in our roundup of prefab homes...
10 Kit Home Companies to Watch
In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
A Round Pennsylvania Prefab Offers 360-Degree Solutions in Sustainability
An environmental engineer looks to Deltec Homes to build a round prefab that provides views of a forested Pennsylvania landscape...
Kid Tested, Mothers Approved
A long house on Long Island, this prefab could get to its site peaceably only by traveling in pieces.
Locally-Sourced Prefab Prototype in Scotland
A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.
Sum of Its Parts
Taking cues from traditional Swedish rooflines but rejecting the precedent of subpar prefab, Claesson Koivisto Rune bring light...
Take Me Home
A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend...
Offered at $674K, This Hybrid Prefab Is in Tune With the Californian Desert
In the high desert landscape of Yucca Valley, California, the rectilinear Graham Residence cuts a striking figure against the...
This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
28 Triangles Make Up This Hyper-Angular Family Home
Fresh geometries inform a modular residence in Portland, Oregon.
This Futuristic Prefab in Spain Has All the High-Tech Gizmos of a Spaceship
A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.
10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes
As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...
5 Hot Tips to Remember When Planning Your Desert Prefab
Building a successful home in the desert means being conscious of the region's elements and understanding both the challenges and...
16 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab
A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.
The Best Prefab Homes in Australia
Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.
8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes
With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.
20 Modern Prefab Companies Perfect for Mountain Living
Prefabs are taking over the design world, one sustainable home at a time.
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