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Modern prefab vacation home in Washington facade with steel cladding

8 Prefabs Under 1,000 Square Feet

At Dwell, we love the benefits of prefab and small space design: homes takes less from the environment and can be installed with minimal disturbance to the site. All the more reason to explore these eight dwellings!
February 24, 2016
Facade and stunning views from prefab Los Angeles home by Marbletecture.

This Home's Design Took 72 Drafts to Get Right

The 1,700-square-foot home’s unusual design resists excess with rugged minimalism.
January 19, 2016
Desert Canopy House living room with Mah Jong sofa by Roche Bobois and water feature

10 Innovative Homes from Our Prefab Issue

In our December/January issue, we explored the latest developments in prefab construction, from readymade building materials to entire structures that can be transported by crane. Here, we take a look at 10 highlights from the issue.
January 3, 2016
Volu Dining Pavilion by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher

Why Your Next Prefab May Be by a World-Famous Designer

Revolution, a new design platform that commissions the likes of Daniel Libeskind and Ron Arad to build collectible, limited-edition prefabricated pavilions and homes for anywhere between $50,000 and $500,000, has begun its world tour.
December 29, 2015
PV14 Dallas House exterior

Most Popular Homes of 2015: Prefab

To celebrate 2015, we're rounding up the projects that were most popular on this year. Here, five of the most-viewed prefabs, from
December 27, 2015
up to eleven pennsylvania shipping container steel prefab facade concrete foundation

Why 8 Architects Chose Prefab and Modular Designs

From the heart of Chicago to the Australian coast, prefab and modular approaches are proving to be more advantageous (if not necessary) as compared to traditional construction. These quotes, culled from our recent 2016 Prefab issue, cut to the heart of the architect's and client's thinking.
December 24, 2015
Modern beachside prefab home in Australia by Archiblox with colorbond ultra steel and queensland blue gum wood claddingon the facade

8 Prefab Beach Homes

Prefab and modular construction helped these homes arrive at some of the most coveted oceanfront locations in the world.
December 23, 2015
Martha's Vineyard prefab made of modular concrete boxes

Editor's Picks: 5 Groundbreaking Prefab and Modular Homes

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.
December 20, 2015
distant structure lakeside prefab norway facade stones green roof

Getting to this Tiny Prefab Cabin in Western Norway Is an Adventure

A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in idyllic seclusion.
December 19, 2015