20 Modern Prefab Companies Perfect for Mountain Living
Prefabs are taking over the design world, one sustainable home at a time.
Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand
Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte...
Eye on Design: Charlotte Perriand
A limited-edition chaise longue and a photography exhibit signal a renewed interest in the French designer and Le Corbusier...
Designer Spotlight: Charlotte Perriand
While working on the July/August issue (hitting newsstands July 3rd), which highlights women in design, I kept coming back to...
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
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...
Mountain Song
A San Diego architect creates a bold, energy-efficient complement to the Western landscape.
Rose House Blooms in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains
In the proposed guesthouse, water joins concrete, weathering steel, and glass as another building material.
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...
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 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...
Take Your Next Vacation in a Midcentury Home in the Santa Monica Mountains
With its organic, horizontal silhouette, raw concrete facade, and Bauhaus-leaning interiors, this midcentury nature retreat...
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.
Moving Mountains
Rebuilding on a challenging site in Mill Valley, California, a couple optimize a winning view that was there all along.
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...
Stay in a Swiss Vacation Home That's Literally Inside a Mountain
Villa Vals, a four-bedroom vacation rental in the stunning Alpine village of Vals, Switzerland, is not your conventional ski...