Danish garbage can manufacturer designs sleek prefab nature retreat
January 8, 2015, 1:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Vipp, the venerable purveyor of high-end trash bins, gets into the prefab vacation home business.
Dutch prefabs pretty-up vacants lots while providing housing for priced-out Gen Y'ers
January 5, 2015, 2:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Sleek, slender and topped with solar panels, Heijmans ONE is a portable rental unit that addresses the dearth of affordable housing options for young professionals.
Vertical House: No-frills prefab abode from Muji is designed for tiny urban lots
October 30, 2014, 11:09 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In Japan, militantly unfussy lifestyle brand Muji sells much more than stationery, travel pillows and slippers.
In Washington, legal skirmish over view-marring modular cabin comes to a happy end
October 17, 2014, 3:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A judge in Okanogan County rules that Tom Kundig's sustainable but ill-sited hut must be moved from its landscape-altering perch above the Methow Valley.
Denmark's Maintenance-Free House is protected from the elements by glass skin
September 26, 2014, 4:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Assembled on site in just 2 days with the aid of screwdrivers, this boxy plywood beauty is designed to last at least 150 years.
This low-cost Vietnamese abode is a half-prefab, half-DIY affair
September 18, 2014, 7:14 p.m. by Matt Hickman
From Vo Tong Nghia Architects comes a finish-it-yourself dwelling that can be delivered throughout the Mekong Delta via long-tail boat.
Stunning views and rattled nerves abound at cliff-clinging Aussie abode
September 11, 2014, 8:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The modern prefab specialists at Modscape went for the obvious when naming this conceptual home. But hey, it fits.
ViVood: A pared-down pop-up vacation shack that's perfect for semi-roughing it
July 29, 2014, 9:50 a.m. by Matt Hickman
This teeny-tiny wooden cabin from Spain can be built in several hours (provided you can wrangle several friends to help you).
Make It Right reveals green housing for Montana's Fort Peck Reservation
June 23, 2014, 5:04 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Brad Pitt's do-gooding housing nonprofit unveils 5 affordable and efficient home designs that aim to conquer overcrowding on of the nation's largest American Indian reservations.
Rare Frank Lloyd Wright-designed prefab for sale in Hudson Valley
June 7, 2014, 4:33 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In the bucolic exburbs of New York City, one of only 11 mass-produced homes designed by the legendary architect hits the market for the very first time.
Cabin DROP XL is shoo-in for low-impact nature escapes
April 30, 2014, 11:43 a.m. by Matt Hickman
An off-the-grid tent alternative for dedicated glampers and design-conscious holiday-makers, this prefab micro-cabin from Spain treads lightly wherever it happens to 'drop.'
'Prefabulous World': New book highlights cream of the crop in prefab homes
April 17, 2014, 5:55 p.m. by Catie Leary
The gorgeously illustrated 'Prefabulous World' highlights some of the most cutting-edge, energy-efficient modular homes in the world.