Modern green living One of the major benefits of prefab homes is efficiency. This starts with the basic premise of on-site assembly with precise factory-made elements, which is often completed in a matter
Borrowing from the local rural vernacular, a rugged yet modern artist retreat embraces the landscape. Sited in Northern India, a holiday home is perfectly positioned for glorious views of the Himalayas.
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern. Rearranged home layouts, refreshed kitchens, and updated dining rooms take these modern home
Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat. Considered neither modern nor contemporary dance, but more circus or rodeo with
Though the obstacles they faced were formidable, this couple’s perserverance brought them closer together and made their dream... Designed by his son and daughter-in-law, and largely built by his family
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site. Inspired by the rural Wisconsin countryside, a team designs an elegant modern farmhouse with a simple and
Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900... Weary city dwellers can find serenity in this array of cabins on the
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island. Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient prefab in rural Australia.
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature. By installing skylights—large windows and apertures in your roof—you can naturally warm up your home, brighten
Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams. Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just
If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels... From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land. Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right
A chalet shaped after the surrounding mountains of Les Jeurs. A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one... In Arlington,