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.

Lakeside Home in Washington
After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.
An Asymmetrical Prefab Home in Sweden
It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...
This Puget Sound Fortress Is Braced For a Tsunami
Situated in a high-velocity flood zone on Camano Island in Washington's Puget Sound, this home is a force of its own.
A Compact Prefab Vacation Home
A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.
The Best Prefab Homes in Australia
Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.
The Soothing Sounds of Nature Fill Up This Island Prefab
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
Angular Multi-Generational Home in Washington
For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...
Washington State Vacation Home Sets the Stage
Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony...
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...
Editor's Picks: 5 Groundbreaking Prefab and Modular Homes
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.
Blu Homes To Unveil First Prefab Home Model in Los Angeles
Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design 2013.
6 Weather-Ready Prefab Homes in Florida
These prefabricated homes in the Sunshine State are built to withstand harsh conditions.
LA's First Prefab Home Open for Opinions
Three months ago, this was the site of Leo Marmol's new prefabbed residence in Venice.
Green Prefab Homes for a Native American Reservation
The Make it Right foundation taps architects to put a prefab spin on homes for the Fort Peck reservation in Montana.
Sound and Vision: Elegant New Home Electronics From Denmark
Bang & Olufsen, pioneers in making consumer electronics look as good as they perform, unveils two new speakers and a TV.
The World of Sound
You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you have to close your eyes to “see” it. The ear inhabits a...
Gone with the Sound
Acoustic systems by Mike Mironenko for...
Sound Advice
Successful restaurants offer the holy trinity of good food, good service, and good ambience.
Sound Design
Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their...

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