prefab house cedeira 9 - Prefabricated Nature: there’s a forest silhouette in my room

Prefabricated Nature: there’s a forest silhouette in my room


Can nature be prefabricated? To make this tricky question more clear, check out this modular prefab house in Cedeira, Spain. This exquisite residence is positioned on a steep hill, in a zone dominated by the magnificent company of the ocean and a forest of eucalyptus trees.

The volume of the house is inspired by the harvest countryside, family farms and also by pitched roof houses. All is green and irradiates the tender nature’s breeze…In a brilliant design option, the concept of this unique building respects these site qualities. Continue reading

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Freedomky House: Eco-Friendly Prefab

Can you imagine a modern prefabricated home with a substantial low ecological impact, at a very accessible price, and assembled in only 5 hours? The Freedomky House is the answer! But seriously…can this concept really exist?

Atelier Stepan definitely confirms the viability and most importantly, the urgency of Eco-friendly architecture like this one… A miraculous modular building that allies a poetically organic aesthetics with a perfect sense of functionality. I gladly challenge you to take a peek at this unique prefab! Continue reading

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CZ house: A prefab surrounded by sheep

In Pico Island, Portugal, there’s a modern prefab home that shares its surroundings with special creatures: sheep! Yes… a rural scenario in this amazing land, placed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, is now richer by the presence of a fine example of contemporary prefabricated architecture! Continue reading

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Outback Staked House: flexibility, versatility and universality


Prefab houses always come with some kind of revolutionary architectural solution. Moreover, the modular building system, usually identified with prefabs, reminds me of the hidden geometry present in every element of nature! Flexibility, versatility and universality are qualities that often escape the conventional way of building: I’m talking about the use of standard modules leading to a minimal waste of materials and reduced labor costs.

Placed in the upper reaches of the Hawkesbury River at Dangar Island, Australia, the Outback Stacked House successfully presents my beliefs in prefab architecture! Continue reading

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43 Base House: prefab for all!


Extremely limited sites are always a challenge, although sometimes the most adaptable solution is already there to be utilized! I’m talking about the infinite world of prefab structures that are constantly available for the most challenging architectural needs.

In Tokyo, Japan, a multi-level private residence is the perfect example for this kind of possibility, and with an exquisite result! Let’s take a closer look… Continue reading

prefab homes sunia 8 - Rosemont Residence: Californication prefabs

Rosemont Residence: Californication prefabs


The next project is a beautiful home that can be built within 4 months. Sounds like prefab? I thought so too. But the house looks more like an exclusive villa than a prefab home. Moreover, this is a typical project from Sunia House, specifically – the S1.4G type! So how can a typical project look so stylish? Well, this is definitely worth having a closer look… Continue reading

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SIP Panel House: a prefab home in 10 days


Prefab is a magical tool for architects…It´s Eco-friendly, rational and just perfect! The SIP Panel House explain all its essence in just three words: SIP stands for Structural Insulated Panels (the body of the building), Panel stands for the concept behind the construction and, finally, House stands for the programmatic reason that allows this small prefabricated home to become real and concrete! Continue reading

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Prefab Home in Cap Ferret: living among pine trees


Let me tell you about a steel prefab home in Cap Ferret, France… This contemporary coastal home sits on one of the last remaining non-built sites at the shoreline of Arcachon Bay, where an irregular soil of sand dune is covered with vegetation and 46 tall pine trees that descend towards the beach…

By utilizing a prefabricated structure the architects obtained fine results such as avoiding site destruction and also the waste of time related to traditional construction methods. Now tell me, how does a 180 sq. m. building area not disturb one single tree or vegetation? Continue reading

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La Tour de Bebelles: A triangle prefab in the forest


A virgin natural site is always vulnerable to intrusive actions such as constructions…In Otter Lake, Ontario, there’s a small holiday home that assumes the precious example of how to preserve safely the most wildest of landscapes! La Tour de Bebelles represents a fine testimony of a variety of strategies to minimize man’s impact on such remarkable surroundings. Continue reading

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Floating House: living above water


Enjoy living above water at the Lausitz Resort…or in any another part of the world! Water is the crucial reason for the existence of the Floating House by Steeltec37. A floating prefabricated house that looks like a boat is statically positioned by a small pontoon bridge. This two-level metallic structure follows the industrial fishing boats aesthetics. Continue reading