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.

Sourcing Guide for Modern Prefab Companies in Europe
119 prefab builders made Dwell's annual list; now, check out some of their European counterparts in our roundup of prefab homes...
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
9 Modern Bed-and-Breakfasts in Europe
Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...
Buyer Beware: A Prefab Shopper's Guide
Bay Area–based architect Michelle Kaufmann is a prefab pioneer.
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
Although log homes have traditionally been associated with Abraham Lincoln or a bucolic existence, they can actually be turned...
22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On
To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous.
20 Modern Prefab Companies Perfect for Mountain Living
Prefabs are taking over the design world, one sustainable home at a time.
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...
7 Reliable Prefab Companies in California
You don't have to look far to find a host of experienced designers and builders of prefab homes in the Golden State.
A Modern Multiunit Prefab Prototype in Vancouver
A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously...
7 Prefab Companies That Oregon Dwellers Should Know
Modular homes available in the Beaver State, known for its abundant forests, place emphasis on sustainability and stay connected...
16 Prefab Shipping Container Home Companies in the United States
Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage.
13 Modern Prefab Cabins You Can Buy Right Now
Construction in a controlled factory setting means these cozy prefab cabins are not only space-efficient, but also carefully...
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.
10 Prefab Barn Companies That Bring DIY to Home Building
No longer restricted to the habitation of cows, sheep, tractors, or potatoes, a prefabricated barn can be a useful and versatile...
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
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.
Great Source for Modern Bookshelves
For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, there are tons of great modern systems for storing them, some that...
Locally-Sourced Prefab Prototype in Scotland
A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.

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