10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular...
5 Maine Prefab Companies Paving the Way For Modular Design
These prefabricated and modular home companies are bringing building innovation to the far corners of Maine.
5 Light-Filled Spaces That Use Glass Blocks Creatively
Glass blocks—the old-school square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the...
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing...
5 Legendary Midcentury Homes That Pushed Prefab Building Forward
From the Eames House to a progressive modular home by Jean Prouvé, these five midcentury prefabs were ahead of their time.
5 Prefab Companies Building Sturdy, Resilient Homes in Florida
These companies build stylish and strong prefab homes that make the most of Florida’s balmy weather and stand up to storms.
Discover 5 Public Buildings in South Korea Made Out of Shipping Containers
In South Korea, shipping containers have been used to build amazing projects including an art school, low-cost housing, a...
5 Iconic Buildings by Kevin Roche That Shifted the Urban Landscape
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Kevin Roche passed away on March 1 at the age of 96. We look at the cultural institutions he...
A Converted Warehouse Loft in the San Francisco Bay Area Seeks $950K
The radiant space in Emeryville features 19-foot ceilings, exposed wood beams, and a gabled skylight.
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
Building the Maxon House: Week 5
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
Editor's Picks: 5 Groundbreaking Prefab and Modular Homes
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.
12 Prefab Guesthouses You'll Want to Put in Your Own Backyard
For those who need more space fast, a prefabricated guesthouse is just the thing.
Creative Reuse: 12 Before & After Projects That Repurpose Old Buildings Into Inspired New Homes
From the neighborhood bodega to a dilapidated motorcycle shop, these once disused buildings were given a new life, thanks to...
5 Tips For Building a Loft Into a Working Space
Kerrie Kelly, ASID, shares her takeaways from building a loft to add more square footage to her office space.
Stacked Shipping Container Apartment
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
10 Modular Dwellings That Break Away From Traditional Building Practices
In most cases, areas in a home are designated by their use and separated into different rooms accordingly.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...