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Prefab home on stilts with white staircase

The Sky is the Limit

These stilted homes transcend traditional architecture.
February 12, 2013
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6 Clever Structures People Call Home

From tents to trailers, we take a look at homes that push the boundaries of traditional architecture.
February 11, 2013
Modern cabin with corrugated metal clad facade

Cool Cladding

From raw metal to classic cedar, these six structures employ creative cladding to heighten their modern cred (and curb appeal).
February 6, 2013
Glass and concrete facade in Switzerland

A Concrete Double Villa in Switzerland

A glass-and-concrete mountainside lair is fit for a Bond villain with a penchant for stunning Alpine views.
January 20, 2013
Porch renovation with galvanized metal cladding

An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas

Affordable gestures abound in this transformation of a dilapidated former duplex in the Texas Hill Country.
January 11, 2013
Modern home with multilayered facade

Building on a Shoestring in Singapore

Building on a shoestring is no mean feat in Singapore, especially when your home calls for a multilayered facade. Chang Architects, however, were more than up to the challenge.
January 10, 2013
a new leaf

A Clever Window Treatment: Bus Graphics

From an unlikely source comes a clever privacy solution for a pair of prefabbed town houses in Los Angeles.
January 7, 2013
Modern courtyard with glazed walls and stacked concrete forms

An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador

Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular building system.
December 31, 2012
AetherSF in Hayes Valley San Francisco California

Dwell Conversations: Prefab's Progress

In our Dec/Jan 2013 Prefab issue, we visited two Bay Area prefab homes built on unconventional sites, discovering along the way that you don't need a crane or a fortune to make prefab work for you. To celebrate the issue, and the opening of Aether Apparel's new customized-shipping-container storefront in San Francisco's Hayes Valley, Dwell and AETHERsf are throwing a party to eat, drink, and talk prefab.
December 28, 2012