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.

Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
House of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Glass Walls
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
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.
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...
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
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.
A $4000 Prefab Prototype in Vietnam
A compact Vietnamese prefab housing prototype features local materials.
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
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.
Pod Space Prefab Garden Sheds
A few years ago, Ben Lord surveyed the garden sheds on the market in his native England and didn’t like what he saw.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
Floating Prefab Concept Rethinks the Houseboat
Czech architects unveil a floating, modular living concept.
7 Glorious Golden State Prefabs
Many architects in California regularly take on the challenge of experimenting with alternative construction methods.
16 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
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.
20 Modern Prefab Companies Perfect for Mountain Living
Prefabs are taking over the design world, one sustainable home at a time.
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.
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
10 Steel Prefabs That Are Both Modern and Practical
The advantages that come with building a steel prefab go far beyond just the aesthetic choices.