The Muji Hut is a Masterful Take on Minimalism

The Muji Hut is a Masterful Take on Minimalism

"A very special little place, all your own" is how Muji has chosen to introduce their new Muji Hut; a Japan-only prefab house.
Can These Tiny, Modular Smart Homes Relieve the Demand For Affordable Housing?

Can These Tiny, Modular Smart Homes Relieve the Demand For Affordable Housing?

Prefabricated and stackable, Kasita's high-density units may be a solution to America’s affordable housing crisisขwith tech-enabled, high-quality design to boot.
Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K

Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K

Patrice Rios combines her love for modern interior design and shipping containers in collaboration with local architect Mark Reynolds.
A Breezy Modular Home Keeps Cool in Austin, Texas

A Breezy Modular Home Keeps Cool in Austin, Texas

Inspired by local residential typology, this 850-square-foot modular home has high ceilings, light-filled rooms, and a central breezeway.
A Prefabricated Tiny House Sets Down Anchor Along the Vltava River in Prague

A Prefabricated Tiny House Sets Down Anchor Along the Vltava River in Prague

Tugged for 18 hours through four locks and underneath 14 bridges, including the famous Charles Bridge, this floating abode finally made it home.
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
This Prefab Cabin Offers an Affordable Answer to Island Construction

This Prefab Cabin Offers an Affordable Answer to Island Construction

A cost-effective modular retreat embraces the landscape on a Lake Superior island in Wisconsin.
An Angular Black Cabin in Coastal France Honors the Bucolic Landscape

An Angular Black Cabin in Coastal France Honors the Bucolic Landscape

The 850-square-foot cabin in France’s northwestern Brittany region sits on raised platforms that allow the surrounding ecosystem to prosper.
Massie Produced

Massie Produced

Art object or machine for living in Architect William Massie’s personal prefab project takes the mass out of mass customization to create a one-of-a-kind wonder.
A Breezy Prefab on Hawaii’s Big Island

A Breezy Prefab on Hawaii’s Big Island

Once a prototype showcased at Dwell on Design, this Cali Solo modular structure by HMK Prefab Homes is now all about island living.
How Prefab Is Helping Fire Victims Rebuild After Disaster

How Prefab Is Helping Fire Victims Rebuild After Disaster

In the wake of wildfires, prefab home builders have stepped up to provide speedy rebuilds at reduced costs to help fire victims get back on their feet.
An Enchanting Cabin of Wood, Glass, and Steel Entices Visitors to Rural Wisconsin

An Enchanting Cabin of Wood, Glass, and Steel Entices Visitors to Rural Wisconsin

Designed by Sala Architects, Metal Lark Tower is the first cabin to open at Nordlys Lodging, a 140-acre property where nature rules.
An Architect Builds an Elegant Modular Office in His Backyard Garden For $15K

An Architect Builds an Elegant Modular Office in His Backyard Garden For $15K

Proving beautiful design can be achieved in small spaces and on a small budget, an architect crafts a home office for his emerging practice in East London.
Austin Is Getting a Village of 3D-Printed Affordable Homes-and They Look Incredible

Austin Is Getting a Village of 3D-Printed Affordable Homes-and They Look Incredible

A year ago, ICON proved it could 3D print a home you’d actually want to live in. Now, it’s building a cluster of 3D-printed homes for the homeless.
A New Prefab Hotel in Uruguay Seems to Melt Into the Landscape

A New Prefab Hotel in Uruguay Seems to Melt Into the Landscape

Thanks to a sleek, mirrored facade, these prefab cabins at a new hotel and winery in Uruguay all but disappear into the mountains.
A Madrid Artist’s Studio Is Filled With Sunlight, Texture, and Creative Inspiration

A Madrid Artist’s Studio Is Filled With Sunlight, Texture, and Creative Inspiration

Zooco Estudio creates a sublime workspace on the top floor of a painter’s home.
Serenity Awaits at These Prefab Cabin Rentals on Vashon Island

Serenity Awaits at These Prefab Cabin Rentals on Vashon Island

The light and bright 570-square-foot units are just a 20-minute ferry ride from Seattle, Washington, perfect for a weekend getaway.
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft

An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft

Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted industrial building.
An Artist Transforms a Joshua Tree Cabin Into a Surrealism-Inspired Rental

An Artist Transforms a Joshua Tree Cabin Into a Surrealism-Inspired Rental

Taking cues from the otherworldly landscape of Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California, artist Shawn Button crafts an...
Co-Own a Charming Villa in the French Riviera With a Pool and Outdoor Kitchen

Co-Own a Charming Villa in the French Riviera With a Pool and Outdoor Kitchen

French provincial touches make this remodeled villa an indoor/outdoor haven.
A London Terrace House Gets a Luminous Expansion

A London Terrace House Gets a Luminous Expansion

Amos Goldreich Architecture remodels Almington Street House in London on a budget, pairing open shelving with modified IKEA cabinets in the kitchen.
A London Terrace House Gets a Bright Extension That Honors Its Arts and Crafts Heritage

A London Terrace House Gets a Bright Extension That Honors Its Arts and Crafts Heritage

The 194-square-foot addition by Novak Hiles Architects features an open-plan kitchen and dining area that connects to a split-level garden.
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete

In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete

Studio Ben Allen implements prefab elements to metamorphose a dated Victorian in just four days.
A Terrace Home in London Gets a Luminous Extension While Keeping a Low Profile

A Terrace Home in London Gets a Luminous Extension While Keeping a Low Profile

Hunkered under a green roof, a new indoor/outdoor addition by Turner Architects breathes fresh life into a family home.
This Hotel in the Swiss Alps Is Made Up of 96 Prefab Modules

This Hotel in the Swiss Alps Is Made Up of 96 Prefab Modules

With 96 prefab modular rooms stacked on top of each other like building blocks, the Revier Mountain Lodge provides one spectacular alpine setting.
Stay in a Prefab Cube Placed Atop a Midcentury Hotel in Austria

Stay in a Prefab Cube Placed Atop a Midcentury Hotel in Austria

Placed on top of Hotel Daniel in Graz, Austria, via a crane, the LoftCube is an ingenious addition to an existing midcentury structure.
Drift Off in a Prefab Cabin at This Floating Hotel in France

Drift Off in a Prefab Cabin at This Floating Hotel in France

Ten prefabricated cabins make up this floating hotel that offers privacy and relaxation in a fishing reserve in Avignon, France.
Art and Nature Converge at a Couple’s Glass, Cedar, and Stone House in New York

Art and Nature Converge at a Couple’s Glass, Cedar, and Stone House in New York

In Westchester County, architect Carol Kurth designs an airy, gallery-like home that places artwork and the outdoors on equal pedestals.
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions

Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions

Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest National Parks.
A Lustron Steel Prefab in Pristine Condition

A Lustron Steel Prefab in Pristine Condition

Built in 1949, this steel prefab in Minneapolis is a blast from the past-not to mention a rare midcentury gem.
A Midcentury California Ranch by Cliff May

A Midcentury California Ranch by Cliff May

With four outdoor living spaces, this prefab Cliff May abode is perfect for large-scale entertaining.
An Architect Builds a Monumental Cor-Ten Steel Prefab for His Family in Arizona

An Architect Builds a Monumental Cor-Ten Steel Prefab for His Family in Arizona

This 5,000-square-foot home made from steel, concrete, and glass took less than five months to build-but it’ll last forever.
A Chef Builds a Family Home and Restaurant Under One Roof in Spain’s Basque Country

A Chef Builds a Family Home and Restaurant Under One Roof in Spain’s Basque Country

After an in-house meal, guests can stay the night at the renovated farmhouse, which is designed as an agritourism escape.
This Tiny Modular Cabin Is Just for Kids—and We’re Totally Jealous

This Tiny Modular Cabin Is Just for Kids—and We’re Totally Jealous

Koto’s first children’s cabin combines minimalist design and sustainable materials with flat-pack perfection.
This Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Home Is an Environmentalist’s Dream Come True

This Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Home Is an Environmentalist’s Dream Come True

In southern Maine, an eco-friendly home puts a contemporary spin on the traditional New England vernacular.
A Prefab A-Frame at the Foot of Washington’s Slopes Lists for $746K

A Prefab A-Frame at the Foot of Washington’s Slopes Lists for $746K

Grab your skis—this two-bedroom cabin is less than two miles from the Summit at Snoqualmie (and only 28 miles from Seattle).
Two Wood-Clad Prefab Holiday Homes Connect to the Landscape of Rural Uruguay

Two Wood-Clad Prefab Holiday Homes Connect to the Landscape of Rural Uruguay

Designed to welcome the outdoors in, two modular and minimalist houses provide a blissful escape in the Uruguayan countryside.
A Chef Builds a Family Home and Restaurant Under One Roof in Spain’s Basque Country

A Chef Builds a Family Home and Restaurant Under One Roof in Spain’s Basque Country

After an in-house meal, guests can stay the night at the renovated farmhouse, which is designed as an agritourism escape.
A Postwar Cottage in Melbourne Gets a Light-Filled Extension With a Central Courtyard

A Postwar Cottage in Melbourne Gets a Light-Filled Extension With a Central Courtyard

DOOD Studio helps a young Australian couple create a light and bright addition to their previously dark home, which the owner-builder...
This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space

This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space

In a one-size-fits-all home design concept, Bernardes Arquitetura has developed modular glulam-beam structures that can be added onto ad infinitum.
These Paint Colors Will Dominate Our Homes in 2022

These Paint Colors Will Dominate Our Homes in 2022

We spoke to industry experts about the shades that will define the coming year—and how the hues can dictate our moods.
A Scandinavian-Style Community Thrives in the Rocky Mountains

A Scandinavian-Style Community Thrives in the Rocky Mountains

Designed by architect Anna Lindstrand for the grounds of a former farmstead, Lykke is an agri-community with a strong connection to nature.
A Meticulously Restored 19th-Century Row House in Manhattan

A Meticulously Restored 19th-Century Row House in Manhattan

Part of a cobblestone cul-de-sac in Washington Heights, the three-story residence
This South Carolina Company Offers Tiny Cottages With Off-Grid Capabilities

This South Carolina Company Offers Tiny Cottages With Off-Grid Capabilities

Eclipse founder Justin Draplin explains his scheme for the 399-square-foot dwellings that include sustainable features such as...
20 DIY Farmhouse Coffee Tables For Cozy Living Rooms

20 DIY Farmhouse Coffee Tables For Cozy Living Rooms

Nothing really brings a living room together like a nice coffee table and that inspired us to share with you today a few projects that we think are really cool.
A Charming Los Angeles Bungalow

A Charming Los Angeles Bungalow

Lightly renovated since being built in 1956, this Mount Washington home is seeking its third-ever owner.
To Design a Cabin in New Zealand, Its Architect Looked to the Sky

To Design a Cabin in New Zealand, Its Architect Looked to the Sky

Birds fluttering overhead gave Barry Connor inspiration for the compact cabin, which is positioned for some of the most spectacular night-sky viewing in the world.
An Historic Peabody & Stearns Duplex in Boston With Coffered Ceilings

An Historic Peabody & Stearns Duplex in Boston With Coffered Ceilings

The gorgeous, massive rooms of this pet-friendly residence are a wonder of intricate millwork and artisanal detail.
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