Prefab, Proven
In January 2003, we issued a challenge to 16 architects: Design a modern prefab home for $200,000.
10 Prefabs Found on the East Coast
While some people may think "West Coast" when they think of prefab homes, the following 10 examples challenge that assumption.
Beyond Beautiful: 10 Steel Prefabs
There are a whole host of advantages to building a steel prefab that go beyond just the aesthetic choices.
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
The Best Prefab Homes in Australia
Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.
When Prefab Is Painless
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.
10 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Long known for innovation, the state of California has no shortage of architectural experiments; these 10 prefab homes are...
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...
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.
16 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
An Introduction to Prefab
The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at...
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
A Round Pennsylvania Prefab Offers 360-Degree Solutions in Sustainability
An environmental engineer looks to Deltec Homes to build a round prefab that provides views of a forested Pennsylvania landscape...
Prefab Parlance
From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.
Prefab for Humanity
In inner-city Baltimore, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake paves a path to affordable prefab.
Prefab Treehouses
Who didn't want a tree house growing up? Well now you can either live vicariously through your kids or indulge in the greatest...
Prefab Killers?
As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina Cottages.
Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design
Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes.
The Prefab Decade
Founding Dwell editor-in-chief Karrie Jacobs visited MoMA's Home Delivery exhibition and finds that prefab might not change our...