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.

Vintage Furniture-Filled Prefab Living Room in Upstate New York
Built by architect William Massie nearly a decade ago for vintage retailer Greg Wooten, this hybrid prefab home in upstate New...
A Hybrid Prefab Home in Upstate New York
For a vintage design dealer seeking a respite from the city, architect William Massie conceptualized a mostly prefab home around...
Marina Plus Rem, in Upstate New York
Hudson, New York, is a small community nestled into its namesake river valley about 100 miles north of Manhattan.
This Snug Guesthouse in Upstate New York Is Good Enough to Live In
A tiny outbuilding offers a cozy living space inside a simple shell.
Art and Technology Convene at This Three-Day Retreat in Upstate New York
A band of creatives reimagine summer camp with Likeminds, a conference retreat taking place August 26-28 in Beacon, New York.
New York's New Face
"Most architecture in any age is crap, and today’s crap isn’t as bad as yesterday’s." That's a juicy pull-quote from "The Glass...
Compact, Light-Filled Prefab
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.
This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight
An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a lifetime of thoughtful collecting—and a considered eye.
Moooi Arrives in New York
Moooi crosses the ocean and lands in New York to open its first Showroom and Brand Store in the US, introducing a 'brand' new...
W New York Downtown
While in New York City last month, I spent a night at the new W New York hotel, downtown in Wall Street.
Surveying Frieze New York
Fact #1: New Yorkers are more allergic to bridges and tunnels than plants and trees.
New York's LomoWall
I just got back from a week in New York City, reporting a handful of stories for Dwell (we're featuring many amazing projects in...
The NoMad Hotel, New York
One block away from the scene-making New York outpost of the Ace Hotel, in a district mostly known for its wholesale garment...
New York Stories
Holly Hotchner knows New York.
City Walks New York
A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.
New from Resource Furniture
Right before Hurricane Sandy swept into New York and its environs, we paid a visit to the midtown showroom of Resource Furniture.
New York’s 20th Annual Canstruction
If you are in New York City this week or next, stop by Brookfield Place in the World Financial Center Complex to celebrate design...
Buying Vintage Modern Furniture on Craigslist
One intrepid writer goes on the hunt for quality, authentic vintage modern furniture on Craigslist, with humorous (and happy)...
A New Standard of Living
Sustainability may be the buzzword du jour, but how can you tell if a product is as green as it’s cracked up to...
Kid-Friendly Treehouse in Upstate New York
An inventive, freestanding “tree house” built by an architectural designer for her family grows in Garrison, New York.

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