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USA Today: Brad Pitt foundation homes arrive on reservation

The first five of 20 eco-friendly modular homes arrived on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation and are being set on their foundations this week. Founded by actor Brad Pitt, the Make It Right foundation and the Fort Peck Tribes are hoping to have the first five families...

Apartment Therapy: Dwell & Monogram Take a Kitchen On Tour

Here's a new way to shop for kitchen appliances: check out a whole kitchen on tour. Dwell and Monogram partnered with Method Homes to build a custom 1,100-square-foot home to showcase Monogram’s newest and most popular appliances. The house will travel across the...

Dwell: 28 Triangles Make Up This Hyper-Angular Family Home

Fresh geometries inform a modular residence in Portland, Oregon. “It’s grown-up Legos,” says Kaja Taft, describing her modular prefabricated house in Northeast Portland, Oregon, designed by Jeff Kovel of Skylab Architecture. “There was nothing here. Eight hours later,...

Dwell: A Prefab Home on Washington’s Puget Sound

To build a home on a remote plot of land in Washington State, former Angelenos Amy Staupe and Christopher Roy commissioned Method Homes to construct a highly personalized prefab structure. "We had gone back and forth on prefab or custom so many times," Roy says. "A...

Curbed.com: 5 of the Coolest Prefab Houses You Can Order Right Now

From early-20th-century Sears Catalog Homes to the housing experiments by French modernist Jean Prouvé, prefab construction—that is, assembling a structure from components produced off-site—has had a rich, long history. Today, architects and designers continue to...

ARCHITECT Magazine: HOMB Modular System

Such high-profile commissions aside, Skylab has been refining its modular approach to residential construction. The firm, in conjunction with Seattle-based Method Homes, began developing a repeatable prefab module in 2008, during the Great Recession. The team settled...

Professional Builder Magazine Design Awards

Hybrid prefab prototype built for Habitat for Humanity receives silver in Professional Builder's Systems Built/Modular category. The House of the Immediate Future was conceived to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 World's Fair. The project was meant to give a...

Design Milk: What to do and see during Modernism Week

Here’s what I can tell you about Palm Springs Modernism Week. It’s called WEEK because you can’t do it in 1.5 days, which is what we tried to do. So, here are my top tips for squeezing in as much awesome design and architecture as you can if you’ve only got two or...

The Desert Sun: Modernism Week Showcases Net-Zero Homes

By 2020 all new homes built in California will have to be net-zero buildings that produce enough power to offset all their energy needs, and some of them may look like the super-efficient, super cool prefabs at the Modern Living Expo and Prefab Showcase that kicked...

Architectural Record: Modular Classroom Makeover

The mention of “portable” classrooms—or any similar term—puts fear into the hearts of parents with school-age children. Regardless of whether you call them portable, modular, or temporary classrooms, they conjure up unwelcome images of shoebox-like structures with few...