Collection by Zachary Edelson

Why 8 Architects Chose Prefab and Modular Designs


From the heart of Chicago to the Australian coast, prefab and modular approaches are proving to be more advantageous (if not necessary) as compared to traditional construction. These quotes, culled from our recent 2016 Prefab issue, cut to the heart of the architect's and client's thinking.

Purchasing a lot off the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, Martha Moseley and Bill Mathesius adapted an unused concrete...
The back of the house was designed as a contemporary counterpoint to the more traditional front facade.
This project’s owners, Mel Matthews and her husband, Roy, had lived on five acres of this preternaturally lovely...
Careful districting has made West Grand Avenue one of the last places in Chicago’s West Town where factories and family...
Six modular, concrete boxes comprise a five-bedroom home on Martha’s Vineyard, in Chilmark, Massachusetts.
A lap pool runs alongside the west facade of a hybrid prefab home in Palm Springs by Sander Architects.
A prefab house designed by ArchiBlox on the northern beaches of Sydney sustains high winds and spray from the surf, so...
The Outward Bound cabins' steel frames lift the structures above a three-foot snowpack while supporting...

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