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 Slapstick in One Week
I was in the process of researching a big prefab round-up story this week when I came across what might be the only prefab...
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.
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.
Photo of the Week: Tiny Prefab on the Banks of the Oregon River
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Milan Design Week: Day One
The first day of Milan Design Week, as seen by our editors.
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.
A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes
From modern classics to mountainside abodes, here's what to check out this week.
Prefab Parlance
From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.
Photo of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Green Add-Ons
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
Destination of the Week: São Paulo
To call São Paulo—the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world—overwhelming is an understatement.
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.
Innovations in Prefab
We shine the spotlight on architect Whitney Sander, who will join us onstage at Dwell on Design Los Angeles in May to discuss...
This Vineyard Hideout Is One With the Land—Literally
Rammed-earth construction fuses this Portuguese house to the environment.
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
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...
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.
The Design Week Movement
If a movement can be defined as a moment when people across time zones and borders act simultaneously on the same idea, then the...
When Prefab Is Painless
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.

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