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.

This London Prefab Made of 7 Modules Was Raised in Just One Day
This London Prefab Made of 7 Modules Was Raised in Just One Day
Located on a site where two obsolete garages formerly stood is a 935-square-foot prefab home in London's borough of Richmond.
 - a year ago
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted industrial building.
 - a year ago
7 Coolest California Prefabs
7 Coolest California Prefabs
With its main components manufactured in a factory and assembled on-site, prefab homes can cost less to build, offer a higher degree of precision, and have a reduced environmental...
 - a year ago
This Mesmerizing New Prefab Looks Like a Cocoon
This Mesmerizing New Prefab Looks Like a Cocoon
Two pods for living and sleeping meld with the outdoors through a patented, reversible window concept.
 - a year ago
7 Incredible Prefab Homes You Can Rent For Your Next Holiday
7 Incredible Prefab Homes You Can Rent For Your Next Holiday
If you’re considering building a prefab home but aren't sure if it's right for you, perhaps spending your next vacation in one will help you make up your mind.
 - a year ago
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
 - a year ago
Stay in a Prefab Cube Placed Atop a Midcentury Hotel in Austria
Stay in a Prefab Cube Placed Atop a Midcentury Hotel in Austria
Placed on top of Hotel Daniel in Graz, Austria, via a crane, the LoftCube is an ingenious addition to an existing midcentury structure.
 - a year ago
Meet the Prefab Unit That's Smart, Mobile, and Sustainable
Meet the Prefab Unit That's Smart, Mobile, and Sustainable
These self-sufficient, modular prefab housing units from Germany offer smart home technology and are designed to meet the Passive House Standard.
 - a year ago
7 Prefabs Set in Nature
7 Prefabs Set in Nature
One of the benefits of prefabricated and modular buildings is that they leave minimal construction waste and can be built without damaging much of the land they're sited on. This...
 - a year ago
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
 - a year ago
7 Modern Modular and Prefabricated Homes in the UK
7 Modern Modular and Prefabricated Homes in the UK
Thanks to the efficiency, flexibility, and affordability that prefabricated homes can offer, they’ve continued to gain popularity with homeowners who are looking for an...
 - a year ago
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular construction.
 - a year ago
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Inspired by IKEA's mission to provide affordable, well-designed products for the masses, The Backcountry Hut Company has set out to create affordable turnkey solutions to...
 - a year ago
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.
 - a year ago
Home Tour: A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape
Home Tour: A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape
This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas.
 - a year ago
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Gets Delivered to Lake Austin
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Gets Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then transported by barge to the site.
 - 5 years ago
7 Hawaiian Prefabs and Kit Homes
7 Hawaiian Prefabs and Kit Homes
If you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and sunny beaches, then Hawaii is the perfect destination for you. Carve out your own slice of paradise with these seven prefabs and kit homes.
 - a year ago
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf
An L-shaped prefab in New South Wales draws in light from the north and captures views of the surf.
 - a year ago
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform the market with their high-quality prefabs.
 - a year ago
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.
 - a year ago
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing that's environmentally-friendly and affordable.
 - a year ago
7 Resources For Prefab Sunrooms and Easy-to-Install Sun Parlors
7 Resources For Prefab Sunrooms and Easy-to-Install Sun Parlors
What better way to take advantage of the season's long days and balmy nights than to tack on a sunroom in your home?
 - a year ago
Explore a Prefabricated House For Sale in England That's Clad With Cor-Ten Steel
Explore a Prefabricated House For Sale in England That's Clad With Cor-Ten Steel
Perched along the banks of the River Ouse near the historic English town of Lewes is a Cor-Ten steel house with a "carved-away" ridge that's geometrically striking.
 - a year ago
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not being landlocked.
 - a year ago
10 Prefabricated Homes That Will Catch Your Eye
10 Prefabricated Homes That Will Catch Your Eye
Prefabricated homes continue to steal the spotlight with their affordability, energy efficiency, and swift construction.
 - a year ago
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
 - a year ago
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
Although log homes have traditionally been associated with Abraham Lincoln or a bucolic existence, they can actually be turned into warm, inviting, and surprisingly modern...
 - 2 years ago
A Rare Midcentury Prefab Looks Just Like it Did in 1958—Down to the Knoll and Paul McCobb Interiors
A Rare Midcentury Prefab Looks Just Like it Did in 1958—Down to the Knoll and Paul McCobb Interiors
The new homeowners of the Frost House investigate the history of their modular home and its contributions to the prefab movement.
 - a year ago
A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family
A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City.
 - a year ago
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in just five weeks.
 - 2 years ago