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Architect Jim Garrison of Brooklyn-based Garrison Architects was asked to design a lakeside retreat for visiting families at a...
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
For those who need more space fast, a prefabricated guesthouse is just the thing.
The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the...
Modern Modular Homes For Sale From $10K to $200K
Whether your budget is $10,000 or $200,000, this roundup of modular home prices in your area puts prefab within reach.
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
This Swedish Permaculture Retreat Is a Foodie's Paradise
Nestled in the forests of Southern Sweden, this permaculture farm and retreat invites all to come explore and experiment with...
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
A Stone Retreat in France Gets a Sleek Glass Addition
Architect Jean-Luc Etienne updates an old stone cottage near the coast of Brittany, France, with a glass extension and Vipp...
Reconnect With Nature at This Revamped Rainforest Retreat
MIM Design remodels the 15-year-old RLC Residence to create an atmosphere conducive to rest and relaxation.
This Mesmerizing New Prefab Looks Like a Cocoon
Two pods for living and sleeping meld with the outdoors through a patented, reversible window concept.
Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects
Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence located in Victoria, Australia, designed by Branch Studio Architects.
An Uplifting Family Retreat Boasts Breathtaking Views of the Tetons
Compact, contemporary, and site-sensitive, this elevated retreat takes cues from the Tetons’ geology and the textured willow...
A Minimal Writer's Retreat in the Pacific Northwest
Lowering the shutters on this small writer’s retreat completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views.
7 Efficient Prefabs That Prove the Power of Modular Design
Resolution:4 Architecture creates astounding prefabricated homes that are tailored to their sites and the unique needs of their...
Prefab, Modular, and Kit Homes—What's the Difference?
Get ready to disentangle the specific modes of construction for homes with ready-made parts.
A Shingled Forest Retreat Is Fit For the Changing Seasons
Set at the edge of Acadia National Park in Maine, Somes Sound House is a shingle-clad vacation home with winter and summer...
6 Modern Modular Homes We Love in Colorado
From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.
These Tiny, Modular Homes Are Made of Concrete Water Pipes
Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's affordable housing crisis, one architect turns to a surprising new micro-housing solution.