from Portable Vacation Homes to Prefab Anti-Aging Architecture

 - Nov 2, 2009   Updated: Apr 20 2011
Pop-up architecture and shipping container homes are just a few examples of the modern prefab buildings we've featured on Trend Hunter.

This cluster explores some of the most unique modern prefab buildings we've seen around the world, varying from sustainable houseboats and prefab office pods to prefab charging stations for electric cars.

Implications - Technological advances like this make construction easier and more cost-effective than ever before. On top of this, however, advances in pre-fab technology also demonstrate how the modern consumer still expects aesthetic creativity and customization even when it comes to mass-produced or assembly line architecture. In today's marketplace, companies can no longer expect people to accept the traditional boundaries of prefab technology at the expense of their own individuality.