Operation Desert Shed
Architect Lloyd Russell’s design for this desert getaway passively mitigates the elements with a utilitarian solution, turning a...
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
A Picturesque Desert Prefab
Jim Murren’s prefab house in Sin City, designed by Marmol Radziner, is as artful as it is art-filled, thanks to an asymmetrical...
Modern-Shed | Workplace Solution
When Anne first laid eyes on a Modern-Shed, she fell in love.
Office Shed in Miniature
In preparation for our upcoming outdoor issue, we've been examining all manners of outbuildings: prefab sheds, tree houses,...
Shedded Bliss
A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
Small "Hybrid Prefab" Home in the Desert
The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.
Pod Space Prefab Garden Sheds
A few years ago, Ben Lord surveyed the garden sheds on the market in his native England and didn’t like what he saw.
Desert Utopia
With this elegant steel prototype, Marmol Radziner and Associates launch a new prefab venture with the goal of bringing their...
Grateful Shed
A family discovers the joys of DIY design—and muddy feet—in their home made up of distinct pods that blends harmoniously with its...
Modern-Shed| Secluded Office
PORTLAND – When Sheila discovered Modern-Shed, she knew it was exactly what she had been looking for.
20 Desert Homes
The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...
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.
Modern-Shed | Music Sanctuary
Music is one of the most important things in Vinay’s life, but a couple of years ago, the software engineer was finding it...
A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow
This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.
John Lautner's Desert Rose
Two Los Angeles designers resuscitate a down-at-the-heel John Lautner building—and give architecture fans a chance to spend the...
Modern-Shed | Sacred Studio
In the early 90s, near the start of her career as a professional artist, Lin began working from home and relished having the...
Desert Canopy House
We're thrilled to have architect Whitney Sander back to Dwell on Design this year to talk about his unusual prefabricated...
The Shed: A New Hub For Artistic Invention Coming Soon to New York City
Described as a "cultural shed for New York," The Shed is an expandable multi-use cultural venue designed by the NYC-based firm,...