Pretty Fabulous
In order to fairly evaluate the pros and cons of today’s prefab design, we broke it down according to various criteria.
This Super Smart, Super Green Prefab May Be the Future of Suburban Living
The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.
Pretty as a Picture
Old photos of a Neutra home in its heyday inspire a plan for its rebirth.
125 HDTV Super Review
Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...
When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable
Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable...
Ever Wanted to Stay in a Cave That’s Actually Pretty Modern Inside?
Homes built under the earth or into the sides of mountains have been a part of our culture since the prehistoric days.
Super Minimal Steel and Concrete Villa with an Unusual Facade
A cross-hatch covering adds a playful note to a home in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Pretty on the Inside: The Luxe Residences of Milan's Vertical Forest
At Studio Boeri's Bosco Vertical, a striking shell boasts a sleek interior showcasing some of furniture design's biggest names.
Austere: Scandinavian Super Store Comes to New York
Austere, a concept store touting Scandinavian design at every scale, opened in 2014 in Los Angeles.
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...
This Chilean House Recreates the Hot Spring Experience with a Super Luxurious Stone Tub
Located in a forest in the Andean foothills, a house draws from the region’s geology to produce a unique bathing experience.
Philippe Starck Dreams Up Super Green Prefab System
The famed designer on how his modular living system offers a new, greener take on housing.
Super Green Affordable Housing Introduces Passive Design to the Masses
Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...
PSA: Montreal Is Just 6 Hours North of New York (And It's Pretty Great)
Cross the border from New York State into Canada, and you’ll find yourself in Montréal, a cosmopolitan city with a European flair...
The Nonprofit That's Using Seat Belts and Super Bowl Banners to Fix Up Indianapolis
People for Urban Progress upcycles cast-off urban hardware back into the community.
Guess Which Humble Material Made This 100-Year-Old Building Super Energy-Efficient
Tasked with renovating a dilapidated structure, an architect saw the opportunity for an unconventional eco-friendly design to...
10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs
With the official start of summer just a couple weeks away, the idea of relaxing poolside or jumping in for a quick dip is pretty...
See How This Colorful Hong Kong Apartment Was Made to Feel Bigger Than it Actually Is
In Hong Kong's Happy Valley—where land is scarce and living spaces are usually pretty small—multi-disciplinary design practice...
Building a New Dwell
Pretty soon we'll open the floodgates and let millions of Dwell enthusiasts in.