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.

An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles
A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.
9 of the Best Prefab Home Companies in Los Angeles
These nine Los Angeles–based prefab companies are pushing the boundaries of beautiful residential design.
A War-Era Prefab Makes Way for a Breezy Bungalow in Los Angeles
Built atop the footprint of a home constructed during World War I, Pink House by And And And Studio captures the essence of...
A Palm Springs Net-Zero Prefab Flaunts an Elegant, Airy Kitchen
Voluminous, versatile, and incredibly chic—the kitchen in the Axiom Desert House has been thoughtfully designed to serve as a...
Plant Prefab and Koto Launch New Net-Zero Homes With Scandinavian Style
Sustainable, stylish, and packed with smart tech—the latest LivingHomes are here just in time for Earth Day.
This Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Home Is an Environmentalist’s Dream Come True
In southern Maine, an eco-friendly home puts a contemporary spin on the traditional New England vernacular.
This Tiny, Icelandic-Inspired Prefab Could Ease the Housing Shortage in Los Angeles
Design studio Minarc launches Plús Hús, a tiny prefab dwelling starting at $37,000 that offers an affordable, environmentally...
Plant Prefab and Alchemy Architects Launch Net Zero–Ready Prefabs Starting at $170K
The new lightHouse LivingHomes are Plant Prefab’s smallest modular dwellings to date.
A Neutra Renovation in Los Angeles
Architect Peter Grueneisen of Nonzero Architecture takes on revamping a classic.
Plant Prefab Launches Its First Passive House LivingHomes with Net-Zero Capabilities
Plant Prefab raises the bar for green building with three Richard Pedranti Architect–designed dwellings that meet rigorous...
4 Innovative Prefab Homes in Georgia
From container homes to domed houses, these prefab residences in Georgia have a lot to offer.
Patrick Tighe Believes the Future of Los Angeles Is Affordable
From his office near the Culver City Arts District, the architect challenges ideas about how low-cost housing should look.
In Los Angeles, a Midcentury Homage Is Capped With a “Floating Roof”
GLUCK+ builds on the language of iconic design with a family home in the Hollywood Hills.
A Boxy Los Angeles Bungalow Conceals a Secret Garden
A single window and door along the concrete-colored facade are all that hint to what’s in store.
In Los Angeles, a Remixed Craftsman Bungalow Lists for $1.9M
Behind an eye-catching facade, a sun-drenched great room connects to a concrete rear addition.
A Leak Leads to a Dazzling Kitchen Overhaul in Los Angeles
Designer Ginny Macdonald’s renovation includes a new breakfast nook, a laundry room, and a crisp white color scheme.
A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
A Mid-Century Modern Makeover in Los Angeles
Linear sight lines and a game-changing terrace revamp a midcentury home in the Pacific Palisades.
Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles
Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.
Inside Our Striking MyDomaine Office in Los Angeles
In order to create thought-provoking content and cutting-edge ideas, you first need inspirational surroundings to stimulate the...