Collection by Luke Hopping

The Best Prefab Homes in Australia


These homes from the land down under respond to challenging locations and climate change with modular solutions.

Upon his first visit to Tasmania, an island south of the Australian mainland, resident David Burns was immediately...
The two building skins form a veranda in-between, where Burns and his partner, Tania Soghomonian, often entertain...
A prefab house designed by ArchiBlox on the northern beaches of Sydney sustains high winds and spray from the surf, so...
The residents, who previously lived in Japan, asked that the bathroom be modeled after a Japanese-style bathhouse.
For her family’s house near Melbourne, Anna Horne created a series of prefab wood modules using a design from the...
“In the colder months we snuggle up in front of the wood stove and look out to the adjoining farms,”...
The cozy “rumpus room,” a kids playroom that functions as a second living room, looks out onto the courtyard.
Central to the design of the home from day one was the “Dunny Block”, an Australian toilet historically found outside...
The house's large, double-glazed windows are used to bring sunlight and warmth into the structure in the winter.
There are two zones in the house.
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