Prefab homes have always been a part of the Dwell DNA. Here you will find prefab homes published in dwell magazine as well as great prefab home ideas. Prefabricated means either panelized, modular, or kit homes. Prefab architecture works for both remote sites and dense urban spaces. Modular homes are popular but can be the most expensive to customize. It is best to change as little as possible when buying prefab. Possible advantages of pre fab include lower cost, higher degree of precision, and less construction waste.

10 Prefab Sunroom Solutions
'Tis the season of sunshine in the northern hemisphere, and what better home addition to take advantage of the long days and...
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
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.
10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs
With the official start of summer just a couple weeks away, the idea of relaxing poolside or jumping in for a quick dip is pretty...
10 Outstanding Prefabs in the Pacific Northwest
Peruse these 10 inspiring examples of how prefabricated dwellings can challenge typical assumptions of customization and quality.
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
Although log homes have traditionally been associated with Abraham Lincoln or a bucolic existence, they can actually be turned...
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.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
7 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Many architects in California regularly take on the challenge of experimenting with alternative construction methods.
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...
An Unconventional Prefab on Fishers Island
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
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...
Video: Prefab Japanese Joinery
In our September 2011 Japan Style issue (now on newsstands!) we showcase a plethora of Japanese-influenced houses as well as...
A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City.
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
16 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...
20 Modern Prefab Companies Perfect for Mountain Living
Prefabs are taking over the design world, one sustainable home at a time.
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.