Prefab Homes

Compared to conventional construction methods, modern prefab homes are built faster and have a smaller environmental impact. As these stories show, prefabricated and modular homes range widely in size, material, and style. From cozy cottages to large family homes, prefab continues to redefine the future of construction, building, and design.

3 A-Frame Kit House Companies That Ship in the U.S.
3 A-Frame Kit House Companies That Ship in the U.S.
Building a custom A-frame is easier than ever with the rise of these modern kit home companies.
By Lucy Wang - 2 days ago
An Architect Revives a Dreary, Prefab A-Frame Cabin in the Hamptons for $300K
Architect Edgar Papazian turns a 1965 kit-of-parts cabin in Sag Harbor into a full-time home for his family.
Plant Prefab and Alchemy Architects Launch Net Zero–Ready Prefabs Starting at $170K
The new lightHouse LivingHomes are Plant Prefab’s smallest modular dwellings to date.
6 Prefab Companies Ready to Build Your New Backyard Office
6 Prefab Companies Ready to Build Your New Backyard Office
These prefab ADUs are the perfect solution for those in need of a separate home office.
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A Prefab Passive House Takes Root in the Catskills
Assembled in just two weeks, the idyllic retreat near Woodstock, New York, realizes a couple’s dream of rural living.
A Black-Gabled Farmhouse Harvests its Own Electricity, Heat, and Water
Built of prefabricated cross-laminated timber panels, this barn-inspired home blends into the rural landscape.
Six Prefab Concrete Cabins Pop Up in the Foothills of Portugal
SUMMARY uses its affordable Gomos System to construct a 10,743-square-foot prefab development in just eight months.
How Are Prefab Builders Helping Customers Build Through the Pandemic?
This North Carolina company’s resilient practices and flexible approaches are making it possible to build during the COVID-19 crisis.
An Affordable Prefab Home Frames the Rugged Landscape in Rural Australia
A single day is all it took to install this modular home on a working farm near Orange, New South Wales.
Plant Prefab and Koto Launch New Net-Zero Homes With Scandinavian Style
Sustainable, stylish, and packed with smart tech—the latest LivingHomes are here just in time for Earth Day.
4 Prefab Home Companies Serving Asheville, North Carolina
4 Prefab Home Companies Serving Asheville, North Carolina
Find the prefab, modular, or kit home that’s right for you in this vibrant southern city.
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This Tiny Glass Cabin in Remote Iceland Takes Stargazing to the Next Level
A prefab dwelling overlooking an active volcano features architectural details inspired by Viking culture and Nordic mythology.
5 Utah Prefab Companies Ready to Build Your Next Home
From A-frames to ADUs, these prefab, modular, and kit homes are available for installation in Utah’s diverse landscape.
6 Extraordinary Prefab Saunas With Prices Starting at $10K
From refurbished gondolas to off-grid designs, these aren’t your average hotboxes.
5 Washington, DC Prefab Homes That Are Anything But Traditional
The nation’s capital is home to some of the most exciting prefabs in the country.
Budget Breakdown: A Steel-Clad Prefab Blends Into a Lush Forest for $665K
A steep hillside and rushing creek define a family’s prefab retreat in New Hampshire.
5 Prefab Home Companies in Virginia
These Virginia-based companies are building prefab homes from the Atlantic coast to the Appalachian Mountains.
Prefab Design Paves the Way for a Zen-Inspired Home in Uruguay
A mostly prefab design provides for a simpler life on a lakefront in southern Uruguay.
These Prefab Cabins Offer a Bird’s-Eye View of Norway’s Natural Splendor
These sleek, tiny cabins offer the comfort of a hotel room in remote locations across Norway.
4 Prefab Home Companies in Louisiana
These prefab and modular homes are ready for the delights of Louisiana’s landscape—and the challenges of its hot, humid climate.
5 Prefab Homes That Cost Less Than $20K
These prefab homes and kit dwellings break new ground for affordable housing.
OpenHome Debuts Cutting-Edge Prefab Houses Designed by World-Class Architects
KieranTimberlake, Lake|Flato, and Bensonwood are harnessing decades of homebuilding experience to offer “no compromise” prefab homes.
This Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse Can Only Be Reached by Boat
Helicoptered to the site in prefab pieces, a holiday retreat springs up on a remote and roadless island.
Plant Prefab Just Unveiled its Most Advanced Homes to Date
Plant Prefab debuts a new building system and improved turnkey homes with baked-in smart tech.
For Minimalist Modular Design on an Attainable Budget, Look No Further Than the weeHouse
Modern, chic, and site-responsive, the innovative weeHouses produced by Minnesota-based Alchemy Architects tick all the boxes for stylish prefab living.
7 Prefab and Modular Home Companies to Know in Wisconsin
Serving Wisconsin, the Midwest, and beyond, these prefab home companies are focusing on quality materials, design, and fabrication.
12 Scandinavian Prefabs That Embody High-Design Hygge
Found throughout the region, these homes are big on style and sustainability.
5 Fabulous Prefab Homes in Tennessee
These state-of-the-art dwellings look toward the future with sustainable building strategies and sleek design.
These Affordable Solar Homes in Sweden Produce as Much Energy as They Use
The compact row houses feature carefully angled solar panels that harness every moment of the sun.
A Cape Cod Prefab Fans Out Toward the Forest in Three Tapering Branches
In Cape Cod, a low-impact prefab pays tribute to the region’s experimental midcentury homes.