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.

Editor's Picks: 5 Groundbreaking Prefab and Modular Homes
Editor's Picks: 5 Groundbreaking Prefab and Modular Homes
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.
 - 3 years ago
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Drawing from the city’s heritage of midcentury modernism, the Dwell Prefab Palm Springs by Turkel Design embodies California’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
 - 2 years ago
The Prefab Issue
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
 - 2 years ago
Park Place
Park Place
Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.
 - 2 years ago
Seeing Double
Seeing Double
In Russia, a bipartite modular system gives way to a contemporary country getaway.
 - 2 years ago
From the Ashes
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
 - 2 years ago
Remote Control
Remote Control
A family selects prefab to make sure their new home, located 1,700 miles away, is turnkey-ready upon their arrival.
 - 2 years ago
The Long Way Home
The Long Way Home
Romanced by Marfa's charms, a couple find prefab an apt solution for building in the remote desert.
 - 2 years ago
Dwell and Dan Brunn Architecture Take an Unconventional Approach With Bridge House
Dwell and Dan Brunn Architecture Take an Unconventional Approach With Bridge House
Embodying innovations in technology, architecture, and lifestyle, the 200-foot-long residence in Hancock Park, Los Angeles will span a brook that runs through the grounds.
 - 2 years ago