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.

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...
This Futuristic Japanese Building Is Not Your Everyday Tree House
Inspired by the form of trees, an architect breaks the mold of typical, cuboid, multi-level structures.
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
10 Prefab Barn Companies That Bring DIY to Home Building
No longer restricted to the habitation of cows, sheep, tractors, or potatoes, a prefabricated barn can be a useful and versatile...
4 Companies to Consider When Building a Prefab Home in Minnesota
These four Minnesota–based companies are raising the bar with their prefab home designs and systems.
4 Companies to Know If You're Building a Prefab Home in Ohio
These four modular home manufacturers and builders in Ohio can make your prefab dream a reality.
A Couple Escapes Debt by Building a Tiny House For Under $20K
Completed on a bare-bones budget of under $20,000, this tiny house led to financial freedom for a family of four (and two dogs).
This Modern Prefab Is Now a Gorgeous Guest House
In Morelos, Mexico, a sleek prefab is assembled in a backyard after being constructed entirely off-site.
Building the House of Tomorrow
Is the age of designing homes for connectivity finally here?
This Prefab Tree House Took Just Days to Assemble
On the outskirts of a small Swiss town, Baumhaus Halden is a gable-roof tree house built for two close friends.
Thinking About Building a Prefab Home? Here’s What You Need to Know
The appeal of a prefab house is clear, but the process of getting one is not.
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,...
Building the Maxon House: Week 16
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
Building the Maxon House: Week 22
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
Building the Maxon House: Week 12
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
Building the Maxon House: Week 9
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
Building the Maxon House: Week 7
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
Building the Maxon House: Week 4
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...