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New in Prefab: The Breeze Aire from Blu Homes

New in Prefab: The Breeze Aire from Blu Homes

The latest prefab design from Blu Homes offers striking lines at a reasonable price.

Visiting the Eames House: Modern Prefab Masterpiece

Visiting the Eames House: Modern Prefab Masterpiece

The Eames House is one of the hidden gems of Los Angeles and located just off the PCH in Pacific Palisades, California. Completed in 1949, some believe the Eames House has yet to be equaled in modern architecture. The design concept was also a precursor to the prefab home construction […]

Can You Live in 220 Square Feet?

Can You Live in 220 Square Feet?

A lot of design in green homes often raises the question – how much space do we really need? Architect Michael Katz and designer Janet Corne offer the L41 (“all for one”) that squeezes everything you need into 220 square feet of awesomeness. According to Treehugger, Katz didn’t intend to […]

Adding An Outdoor Room

Adding An Outdoor Room

I spotted these mini additions over at Remodelista and I think they’re a great idea if you’ve got the space. In lieu of an addition, Flexa Studio offers 10-by-12-foot prefab structures as an easy way to add extra space. All that’s required is a foundation on which to bolt the […]

Custom Prefab McMansions

Custom Prefab McMansions

Prefab homes have long been thought to be all energy efficient as well as built on a smaller scale. This is changing as there are more prefab builders who are offering custom prefab solutions to houses of larger scale (up to 7,200 sqft). People can now get McMansions in less […]

Kitchen Cabinet Decisions: Pre-fab, Custom or IKEA

Kitchen Cabinet Decisions: Pre-fab, Custom or IKEA

A good friend of mine just bought a house recently and is taking on the necessary renovations head-on, and all on his own. Looking at pictures of his kitchen post-gutting (like the one above) I began to consider the importance of kitchen cabinets in functionality and over-all aesthetic. When we […]

Modern Day Mountain Cabins

Modern Day Mountain Cabins

Contemporary homes can make the best mountain cabins. Set deep into nature, their clean lines accentuate a wild setting.

Kithaus from DWR

Kithaus from DWR

If you are seeking a modern prefab for quick assembly into a small space then Design Within Reach may have a solution with their 9×13 eco-friendly Kithaus. It’s definitely a luxury item but great inspiration and we sure wouldn’t mind having a backyard retreat like that.

Fans of Prefab head to MOMA this Summer

Fans of Prefab head to MOMA this Summer

In July 2008, MOMA in New York city will be presenting “Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling“. MOMA has selected five architects from 400 to build a prefab home for this exhibit that will take place on a parking lot adjacent to MOMA on 53rd St.

Prefab Penthouse

Prefab Penthouse

Living in a dense urban environment requires making use of every bit of space available and those with money usually have the resources to take advantage of this. Case in point, penthouse prefabs. First Penthouse in London will build a prefab off-site to your exact specs in accordance to your […]

Modern Prefab Cabana

Modern Prefab Cabana

The folks at Inhabitat have found a prefab cabana that has a 10×10 footprint and comes pre-built and only requires common tools to fully assemble. They start at $12,500 and you’ll have to wire or plumb as necessary. You can change the siding, roofing, and windows to match your home. […]