An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
8 Iconic Houses in Palm Springs, California
With its short distance from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a popular locale for those looking to escape the urban sprawl for a...
Green Prefab Homes for a Native American Reservation
The Make it Right foundation taps architects to put a prefab spin on homes for the Fort Peck reservation in Montana.
Palm Springs, California
In Palm Springs, California, “mid-century modern” connotes more than just Eames chairs and glass walls; it also hints at...
Shipping Containers Turn Affordable Homes
Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.
To Live and Build in Palm Springs
We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the town's mid-century design.
The Best Prefab Homes in Australia
Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.
Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City
Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.
Affordable, Green Revitalization in Syracuse
As demands rise for sustainability and affordability in residential housing, many academic institutions are racing to hold an...
An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...
Affordable Prefab Prototype in Vietnam
A compact Vietnamese prefab housing prototype features local materials.
An Asymmetrical Prefab Home in Sweden
It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...
Spring Greening Winners Announced
Our friends over at Inhabitat have announced the winners of their Spring Greening Contest, which asked entrants to submit a...
Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest
Whether or not you regard spring as an opportunity for spring cleaning, Inhabitat encourages you to do some spring greening, with...
Affordable Beach Home Dream
It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.
Green and Attractive Exterior Home Improvements
The way that your home exterior looks has a big impact on its value.
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Drawing from the city’s heritage of midcentury modernism, the Dwell Prefab Palm Springs by Turkel Design embodies California’s...
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
Palm Springs Modern: Wexler Steel Houses
Architect Donald Wexler was thinking prefab long before prefab was popular.
Photo of the Week: When Lounging in Palm Springs…
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.