5 Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes You Can Order Right Now This prefab house looks like its made from a shipping container, I like this style of prefab house because it is modern and takes a new outlook on design and the concept behind prefab architecture.
Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab model that's designed to be functional, attractive, and energy-efficient. Read excerpts from <a href="https://www.dwell.com/dwell-design/article/preview-joel-turkel-prefab-design">Dwell's interview with principal Joel Turkel</a> below, and click through the slideshow for a glimpse at the Axiom homes.
These modern prefabricated homes offer simple Scandinavian style with emphasis on functionality, light and high quality materials. Designed by ONV arkitekter for M2, this series of architect-designed houses feature a minimalist box-like form with clean lines, exterior cladding, large windows, and a lovely sheltered terrace linking between the house and the garden.
The homes still aren't cheap by any means, but through the manufacturer's economies of scale and a growing interest in prefab building, they are able to start passing those cost savings on to the customer.
Don’t let the term “prefab home” scare you away – today’s prefabricated homes (also termed “building systems” by the National Association of Home Builders), are downright fabulous. Not only do they provide home buyers with a custom, energy-efficient building solution, they’re also typically more affordable than traditional stick-built homes.
The North Carolina prefab builders at Deltec launched a line of affordable net-zero energy homes last year to great fanfare from off-grid buffs around the U.S. Now we’re thrilled to see them introduce a brand new design to this collection; a charming, classically-styled Solar Farmhouse with all of the old-fashioned curb appeal, plus the futuristic technology that makes this home achieve net-zero energy.