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.

Kodasema Launches Prefab Tiny Homes in the U.S. Starting at $95K
Kodasema Launches Prefab Tiny Homes in the U.S. Starting at $95K
Kodasema is now accepting orders for their prefabricated micro homes in North and South America.
- 4 months ago
Three Shipping Containers Form a Tiny, Eco-Friendly Home in Australia
A designer couple convert three shipping containers into a 530-square-foot, solar-powered dwelling on their family’s farm.
A Timber-Clad Prefab Cabin Offers Respite in the Canadian Wilderness
A rotating fireplace, a glazed facade, and a cozy sauna complete this wonderful woodland retreat.
These Prefab Cabins Offer the Ultimate Eco Escape in the Heart of the Swiss Alps
These Prefab Cabins Offer the Ultimate Eco Escape in the Heart of the Swiss Alps
A new suite of prefab timber cabins welcomes guests at the Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel.
- 5 months ago
These New $49K Prefabs Can Snap Together Like LEGO Bricks
Boxabl’s flat-pack Casita ADUs are designed to combine for (virtually) infinite square footage.
Prefab Pods Create a Super-Efficient Floating Apartment That Shape-Shifts at Sea
Michael K. Chen Architecture channels Le Corbusier vibes into a modular and multifunctional holiday home aboard the world’s largest residential yacht.
A Midcentury Jean Prouvé Prefab on the French Riviera Asks $7.5M
Designated a historic monument in 1991, this midcentury masterpiece on the coast of France marries indoor/outdoor living with avant-garde prefabrication techniques.
This $12K Flat-Pack Cabin Makes the Perfect Weekend Retreat or Backyard Office
Hungarian design studio Hello Wood unveils Kabinka, an affordable, compact cabin that can fit a kitchenette, bed, desk, and couch.
These New Prefab ADUs Promise Affordable Housing for Years to Come
If you provide OBY Cooperative with a 99-year backyard lease, they’ll build an ADU—at no cost to you—that will pay out dividends over time.
7 ADUs You Can Buy Right Now for Less Than $100,000
Whether you need a guesthouse for Grandma or additional rental income, these ADUs starting at $26,000 provide extra space and flexibility.
An Off-Grid Prefab Home Slides Wide Open to the Australian Bush
An Off-Grid Prefab Home Slides Wide Open to the Australian Bush
The self-sufficient Courtyard House embraces the bush landscape in all directions.
- 7 months ago
Budget Breakdown: This Modular Cabin in Chile Cost Just $51 Per Square Foot
Modular design defines a lakeside holiday home that was built for less than $160K.
Mighty Buildings Makes Stylish, 3D-Printed Prefabs Starting at $115K
An Oakland startup combines prefab design and 3D printing to create cost-saving backyard homes.
A Los Angeles Nonprofit’s Call for Homeless Housing Solutions Draws 40 Shelter Ideas—and Counting
The Rapid Shelter Innovation Showcase crowdsources rapidly deployable shelters to curb growing homelessness amid the pandemic.
The Futuristic “Studypod” Is a Prefab Home Office Designed for the Backyard
From Norwegian prefab makers Livit, the Studypod features a tinted glass front that allows you to work in nature.
This Floating, Off-Grid Prefab Can Be Assembled in Just Two Days
Ready for life on land or water, the net-zero LilliHaus is a plug-and-play prefab by SysHaus.
Koto Just Unveiled a Tiny Work Cabin That’s Cut Like a Diamond
In an artful expression of wabi-sabi design, this charred-timber workspace promotes a deeper connection to the natural world.
This Tiny Backyard Cabin Is Inspired by Space Capsule Design
Hello Wood’s Workstation Cabin is a striking, timber-clad pod that can serve as a workspace, guest bedroom, or cozy lounge.
This Prefab Beach Shack in Montauk Is a Surfing Family’s Dream Come True
In Montauk Shores, a pair of HGTV stars transform a prefab home into a beachside paradise.
A $185K Prefab Guesthouse Pops Up on a Tricky Hollywood Hillside
L.A.-based prefab company Cover rises above steep terrain to deliver a custom office/guesthouse without breaking the bank.
An Eco-Friendly Prefab Farmhouse Pops Up in New Zealand in Just 4 Days
A young family embraces New Zealand farm life with a sustainable prefab home.
This UK Farmhouse Is Made of Hemp Grown in the Surrounding Fields
A hemp farm’s fields flow from the hills to the walls of a new prefab home by Practice Architecture.
A Prefab Home Soaks Up Dreamy Island Views in the Pacific Northwest
Perched on a rocky bluff, a three-module home in the San Juan islands emphasizes energy-efficient design and indoor/outdoor living.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab home companies across the U.S. are striving for a smarter, faster way to build.
This Minimalist, Circular Prefab Takes Glamping to the Next Level
The LumiPod offers an outdoor experience with the comfort of a high-end hotel room.
This New Egg-Shaped Prefab Can Pop Up Almost Anywhere for $56K
Bratislava-based Ecocapsule just unveiled their second highly flexible off-grid structure.
4 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.
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.
7 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.