Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations
On a wedge-shaped lot in the Texas Hill Country, a couple adapt a modular system to create an idyllic gathering spot.
12 Prefab Guesthouses You’ll Want to Put in Your Own Backyard
Looking to build your own backyard house? These ready-made retreats are packed full of inspiration.
StudioMET Transforms a Texas Ranch Into a Home Fit for Three Generations
A design-build firm in Houston balances togetherness with a little privacy.
Each Generation Builds on the Last at This Rural Retreat in Western Pennsylvania
An architect adds a pair of rustic modern wings to her childhood home outside Pittsburgh, becoming the third generation to make...
Three Generations Live Under One Green Roof in San Francisco
Aidlin Darling Design recasts an unremarkable midcentury home as a multigenerational retreat crowned by a living roof.
A Dutch Family’s Resourceful Addition Makes Room for Three Generations
The new space allows three generations to enjoy a coastal property north of Amsterdam.
This Mesmerizing New Prefab Looks Like a Cocoon
Two pods for living and sleeping meld with the outdoors through a patented, reversible window concept.
One Couple’s Modular Retreat Supports Their Sustainable Lifestyle
In Australia, a steel prefab by Archiblox helps its residents reconnect with nature and be self-sufficient.
Three Connected Pavilions Form This Airy Australian Beach Retreat
Jackson Clements Burrows Architects replace a derelict beach shack in Barwon Heads, Victoria, with three minimalist, pitched-roof...
A Spanish Architect’s Brutalist-Inspired Home Makes Room for Three Generations
On the outskirts of Madrid, architect Malu de Miguel designs a shared residence for her family with two pavilions clad in...
6 Modular Houseboat and Floating Home Manufacturers Around the World
If you’re bored of solid ground and want to try out a life on water, then these international companies will give you the tools...
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
Eaton DC’s New Wellness Center Is the Ultimate Holistic Health Retreat
On January 11, 2019, Eaton Workshop will launch a new wellness center offering yoga, meditation, sound baths, tai chi,...
Three Generations Fit Under One Roof After a Modern Renovation in Southern California
A Los Angeles bungalow keeps its roots while growing to accommodate family.
Three Timber Cabins Form a New Zealand Architect's Family Retreat
Architect Cymon Allfrey takes a page from the traditional “bach,” or holiday home, to design this alpine getaway.
Modular Retreat
Architect Jim Garrison of Brooklyn-based Garrison Architects was asked to design a lakeside retreat for visiting families at a...
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
Home Tour: A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape
This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas.
6 New York Prefab Companies That Prize Modern Design
Check out New York State’s offering of innovative modular homes.
Discover 5 Public Buildings in South Korea Made Out of Shipping Containers
In South Korea, shipping containers have been used to build amazing projects including an art school, low-cost housing, a...
The Ultimate Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright
From the legendary architect’s most iconic projects to homes that you can actually rent, we’ve compiled our Frank Lloyd Wright...
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the...
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
7 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Many architects in California regularly take on the challenge of experimenting with alternative construction methods.
Meet the Prefab Unit That's Smart, Mobile, and Sustainable
These self-sufficient, modular prefab housing units from Germany offer smart home technology and are designed to meet the Passive...
These Customizable Modular Homes Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
Rooted in a sustainable, built-to-last mentality, tiny house maker Wheelhaus has just added a new collection of modular homes...
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Before & After: A Pavilion-Like Addition Opens Up a São Paulo Home for Three Generations
A 1940s bungalow gets a porous, vine-covered backyard unit that gives the family more space to work on their creative projects.
The Future of Homebuilding: Home-in-a-box
In this episode of Predicting Our Future, I’ll take you along as I explore the future of homebuilding, speaking with founders of...
10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape
Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.
Three Cor-Ten Steel Pavilions Make Up This Art Collectors’ Rugged Retreat
MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects design a dramatic home set within their architectural village in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Four Generations and Counting, This House is a Family Affair
With Alvar Aalto in mind, a renowned Swedish architect crafts a serene home on a long-held family plot.
This Modular Eco-Hotel Room Is Poised to Drop Into Nearly Any Setting
Part of a micro-architecture collection, this modular hotel suite provides sustainable and comfortable lodging that can be...
7 Incredible Prefab Homes You Can Rent For Your Next Holiday
If you’re considering building a prefab home but aren't sure if it's right for you, perhaps spending your next vacation in one...

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