Fashionable Prefab

Challenging perceptions of standard design, pre-built homes are modernized

Implications - Prefab homes are being rebranded by designers looking to label the building process as fashionable. The incorporation of modern design and eco-friendly elements appeals to consumers looking for cost-effective methods, but also those seeking design that can be easily upgraded to reflect growing needs.
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Hot Top 6 Examples: 83,419 Total Clicks Sep 13 - Oct 14
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Cliff-Hanging Houses - Modscape Conceptualizes a Contemporary Home that Dangles Off of a Cliff
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Cliff-Hanging Houses
Modscape Conceptualizes a Contemporary Home that Dangles Off of a Cliff
This cliff-hanging house is an adventurous concept dreamed up by Modscape, an architectural firm based near Melbourne, Australia. It was envisioned for a couple who owns a piece of land on the... [More]
Scenic Wood-Paneled Homes - The Far Pond House is a Durable Yet Panoramic Sanctuary
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Scenic Wood-Paneled Homes
The Far Pond House is a Durable Yet Panoramic Sanctuary
If you need to seek refuge from the pressure of public life, look no further than the Far Pond Home by Bates Masi Architects. This single family residence in South Hampton, New York, is a wood-... [More]
Zigzag-Contoured Cabins - The Noa House Features Six Rhombus Facades for an Idiosyncratic Appearance
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Hot 8,995 Clicks Pub: Feb 14, 14
Zigzag-Contoured Cabins
The Noa House Features Six Rhombus Facades for an Idiosyncratic Appearance
It might be small, but the Noa House is far from a simply assembled cabin in the Estonian countryside. Jaanus Orgusaar was inspired by the elaborate shape of the rhombic dodecahedron, translating it... [More]
Pentagonal Eco Abodes - The Oyster House Caters to the Natural Environment of the Seaside
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Pentagonal Eco Abodes
The Oyster House Caters to the Natural Environment of the Seaside
Vacationers are always looking to locate beautiful natural properties with stunning views and the smallest number of artificial obstructions possible—but wouldn’t a cottage disrupt such... [More]
Irregular Cubic Homes - This Prefabricated House is Low on Cost and High on Space
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Warm 5,775 Clicks Pub: Aug 27, 14
Irregular Cubic Homes
This Prefabricated House is Low on Cost and High on Space
Swedish architect Tommy Carlsson has created the ‘Happy Cheap’ home, a prefabricated house located near Stockholm, Sweden. The affordable, space-efficient home features an irregular,... [More]
Contemporary Oxford Homes - This Gabled House Features a Modern Spin
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Warm 2,907 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 14
Contemporary Oxford Homes
This Gabled House Features a Modern Spin
London-based studio Waind Gohil Architects designed the ‘Elmthorpe House,’ a contemporary gabled house in Oxford, England. The house features a glazed gable, concealed drainpipes and a... [More]