Trailer Flash
Most folks who kit out a vintage Airstream intend to take it on the road, but Burton Baldridge’s design—a hip new green room for...
A Modern Beachside Trailer Home in Malibu
Having spent many years pining for her own space at the beach, Sofie Howard—photographer agent and owner of Los Angeles–based...
Prefab Parlance
From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.
Prefab, Proven
In January 2003, we issued a challenge to 16 architects: Design a modern prefab home for $200,000.
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
The Prefab Decade
Founding Dwell editor-in-chief Karrie Jacobs visited MoMA's Home Delivery exhibition and finds that prefab might not change our...
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...
7 Reliable Prefab Companies in California
You don't have to look far to find a host of experienced designers and builders of prefab homes in the Golden State.
Innovations in Prefab
We shine the spotlight on architect Whitney Sander, who will join us onstage at Dwell on Design Los Angeles in May to discuss...
Modern NASA-Inspired Cricket Trailer
Part tent, part RV, the NASA-inspired Cricket Trailer is the go-to camper for the modern road tripper.
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
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...
7 Vintage-Inspired Trailer Parks, Airstreams and All
Summer is coming, and even if you're not a fan of camping or road trips, you can still enjoy the experience of staying in a...
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
How to build a Tiny DIY Trailer on a Budget
A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.
When Prefab Is Painless
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.
10 Outstanding Prefabs in the Pacific Northwest
Peruse these 10 inspiring examples of how prefabricated dwellings can challenge typical assumptions of customization and quality.
An Unconventional Prefab on Fishers Island
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.

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