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.

Prefab Made This Super Remote House in the Ontario Wilderness Possible
An isolated prefab in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional...
House of the Week: This Prefab Hits the Jackpot in Las Vegas
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
House of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Glass Walls
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
This Bright Green Prefab in Sweden Looks Just Like a Monopoly House
In Sweden, an architect finds an efficient building solution 260 miles from home.
House of the Week: Prefab Home of Frank Lloyd Wright's Grandson
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
10 Prefabs Found on the East Coast
While some people may think "West Coast" when they think of prefab homes, the following 10 examples challenge that assumption.
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
Cute Couple Alert: Modern Prefab Poolhouse Addition to a 1920s Sears Kit House
A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to their home in the Massachusetts countryside.
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
Almost Every Part of this Prefab Beach House Was Brought to its Secluded Site by Hand
With a helicopter and a little elbow grease, a prefab escape arrives at a remote New Zealand beach.
The Best Prefab Homes in Australia
Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.
When Prefab Is Painless
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
10 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Long known for innovation, the state of California has no shortage of architectural experiments; these 10 prefab homes are...
iT House, Joshua Tree
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds...
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...
House In Villard-de-Lans
A charming house with interconnected volumes that overlook different areas of a picturesque landscape.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
16 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.