Prefab Home: Hangar House

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This hangar is not for aircrafts but for a family of four. Located in Breda, in the southern part of the Netherlands, Huisjeshuis is a unique prefab home with a total surface area of 4575 sq. ft.. This modern structure consists of a central prefabricated body, which serves as the main residence, and small secondary volumes in the garden, which are sealed to the main volume with a polyester mold, including two home office units, a conservatory serving as an additional outside bathroom, and a Siberian log house sauna. Continue reading

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Lustron Postwar Prefab Homes

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Did you know that after world war II the Lustron corporation manufactured prefabricated, porcelain steel-enameled homes, referred to as ‘America’s Modern Metal Marvel’? These postwar prefabs presented a solution for affordable housing, between 1948-1950, as well as a better quality of living for middle-class Americans. Continue reading

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Prefab Home: A-cero Modular

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Designed by Spanish architects Joaquin Torres and Rafael Llamazares, this modular prefab offers a contemporary home, based on four models, a modern black and white color palette with a touch of color, and various options for customization. Continue reading

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Interview: Griffith weeHouse

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Bill and Mary Griffith decided it was time to move out of their Dutch Colonial home and into their new weeHouse – a charming country prefab house, bordered by a stream on a quiet wooded lot in Cobleskill, NY. Continue reading

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Interview: Cabin Fever

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Whether you are looking for a home office, a granny flat, a weekend retreat, a small home or a commercial project, Miami-based company Cabin Fever creates well-designed, affordable, prefabricated cabins of natural beauty, quality, and style. We spoke to Andrew Kelly, Founder and CEO of Cabin Fever, and learned that for him, prefab building was a natural step. Continue reading

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Prefab Home: Modular Green ECObitat

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One of the things we love most is plunging deep into the world wide web to find aesthetically pleasing prefab designs. Here is an interesting project by Brazilian designer Felipe Campolina. It’s called ECObitat – a proposal for a prefabricated modular system that can be transported and scaled, defining various living spaces and multipurpose areas. Continue reading

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Interview: Method Homes

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With an impressive portfolio of green prefab homes, Seattle-based company Method Homes focuses on sustainability, energy efficiency and thoughtful design – all wrapped up in their unique approach of “Down to earth prefab.™”. We spoke to Brian Abramson, Director of Business Operations and Co-founder of Method Homes, to bring you his point of view on prefab design and construction. Continue reading

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Prefab House Arc

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Featuring a prominent modular arc component, this sustainable home is inspired by a semi-circular bicycle shelter and bike rack by Palo Alto-based Bellomo Architects. It’s actually an affordable housing solution that is prefabricated in a factory and shipped to the site to be erected by the user or community. Continue reading

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Two Prefab Rowhouses

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Constructed from solid timber, this prefabricated architectural project consists of two private houses in a residential neighborhood, that is being built on artificial islands in the east of Amsterdam. Continue reading

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Prefab House on a Private Island

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This beautiful house is situated on the private island Djurlingsö in the heart of the Stockholm archipelago. It is an ideal hideaway prefabricated by ‘Next House’, a Swedish company that manufactures catalog-order prefab homes in collaboration with different architects. Continue reading

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