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Modern wooden prefab home in Müsko Island, Sweden

7 Cozy Scandinavian Prefabs

While Americans may pine for prefab-dominated future, in Scandinavia, modular is already a way of life.
November 17, 2015
Plants found in the surrounding landscape were used to obscure the lines between designed and natural worlds.

5 Giant Prefab Homes

These mighty modular residences prove that prefab isn't only intended for modest applications.
November 13, 2015
Tofino prefab exterior

A Giant, 20-Module Prefab Perched Across a Coastal Site in British Columbia

An architect designs a daring home in scenic Western Canada.
November 12, 2015
Facade of shipping container restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina

A Restaurant Constructed from 19 Salvaged Shipping Containers

This 6,000-square-foot prefab design in Asheville, North Carolina, features artwork and furniture crafted by locals.
November 2, 2015
Spahaus cabin by YH2 outside Montreal

A Refreshing Modern Update on the Log Cabin

Montreal-based practice YH2 reimagines a traditional archetype.
November 2, 2015
Modern prefab vacation home in Washington facade with steel cladding

These Eco-Friendly Prefabs Are Totally Off-the-Grid

Simple and sustainable, these off-the-grid prefabs demonstrate how easy it can be to leave it all behind.
October 23, 2015
Eco-friendly prefab by Greenfab with cedar and James Hardie panel facade.

House of the Week: Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Installed in 29 Hours

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
September 15, 2015
Prefab Courmayeur Ski and Snowboard School is weather-resistant.

All of These Prefabs Were Assembled in 10 Days or Less

Why wait months when your home could be ready tomorrow? Each of these modern prefabs was assembled in under two weeks.
September 9, 2015
Facade of eco-friendly prefab by Greenfab with extensive daylighting and site analysis for energy efficiency.

An Eco-Friendly Prefab Assembled In One Day

Only 29 hours were required to install this “off-the-shelf” Seattle prefab home that packs a plethora of energy efficient features.
September 8, 2015