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25 Prefab Housing Examples

From Modular Mountainside Retreats to Prefabricated Apartment Dwellings

— September 10, 2014 — Art & Design
These prefab housing examples range from modular mountainside retreats to rooftop residences that are designed with low cost and sustainability in mind. These dwellings are prefabricated for easy installation and are meant to decrease construction costs and the time that is spent to build a home.

Once constructed, prefab housing can be moved from location to location and is a great choice for home owners who are living on a tight budget. While collapsible furniture and prefab housing have been around for decades, this building method has gained more popularity in recent years.

After disasters like Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy, prefab homes were built to replace destroyed residences. This method of rebuilding saved communities time and money and gave families who lost everything a new housing opportunity.
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Plaited Prefab Apartments
Plaited Prefab Apartments
Meridian 105 Architects' Weave Housing is Inspired by the Loom
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Decadent Desert Prefabs
Decadent Desert Prefabs
The Desert House by Marmol Radziner Seamlessly Blends Inside and Outside
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Angular Prefab Abodes
Angular Prefab Abodes
The WFH House by Arcgency Upcycles Old Shipping Containers
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Prefabricated Mobile Pavilions
Prefabricated Mobile Pavilions
Porte Cochere Brings Versatility and Sustainability to the UN
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Personalized Prefab Homes
Personalized Prefab Homes
'Live Pod' by MisoSoupDesign is a Lean Green Eco House
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Roof Top PreFabs
Roof Top PreFabs
EcoMobi: Modular Housing System Alleviates Urban Density
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Piped Prefab Homes
Piped Prefab Homes
The A-Ring House in Japan Uses Aluminum to Reduce Energy Costs
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Pentagonal Eco Abodes
Pentagonal Eco Abodes
The Oyster House Caters to the Natural Environment of the Seaside
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Prefab Disaster Housing
Prefab Disaster Housing
The Cusabo Island Home is an Off-Grid Residence Fit for the Apocalypse
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376-Square-Foot Eco Houses
376-Square-Foot Eco Houses
The Faberhaus Pavilion is a Diminutive Prefabricated Cottage
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Pricey Prefab Housing
Pricey Prefab Housing
WeeHouse Ups Its Pricing and Eco-Friendliness (UPDATE)
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Urban Prefab Homes
Urban Prefab Homes
Steel Study House II is a Lightweight Architectural Achievement
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Eco Egg-Shaped Abodes
Eco Egg-Shaped Abodes
KasaUovo Houses Are Environmentally Friendly Straight from the Nest
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Pre-Made IKEA Abodes
Pre-Made IKEA Abodes
Aktiv Provides Users with a House From the Retail Giant
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Prefabricated Mod Housing
Prefabricated Mod Housing
Nikita Kolbovskiy's 'Ji Loy' Modules Provides Emergency Shelter
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Self-Powered Prefab Homes
Self-Powered Prefab Homes
The Global Sustainable Home by John Farag
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Effortless Prefab Retreats
Effortless Prefab Retreats
The Coodo 'My Home' Residences Come Furnished and Poised for Placement
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Prefab Eco Villas
Prefab Eco Villas
Pinakin Patel's Wooden 'Hara Villa' is a First for India
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Credit Crunch Prefabs
Credit Crunch Prefabs
The L41 Home is Designed for Uneasy Economic Times
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Student Designed Domiciles
Student Designed Domiciles
Texas Tech Sustainable Cabin Makes a Laboratory of Eco Lodgings
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Assembled Modular Abodes
Assembled Modular Abodes
The Mobile SmartHouse is Completely Prefabricated
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Portable Miniature Housing
Portable Miniature Housing
The Dwelle.ing Brings Charm to Residential Downsizing
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Portable Temporary Houses
Portable Temporary Houses
Heirloom Quality Custom Buildings Delivered on Wheels
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Miniature Urban Abodes
Miniature Urban Abodes
A Prefab 'MEKA ALP320' Home has Been Plunked in Downtown NYC
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Mini Modular Domiciles
Mini Modular Domiciles
The One+ Concept from Add-a-Room Makes Small Living Large
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