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July 27, 2015
Fly over these cutting-edge prefabs at your own peril, modernists.
Seen from the outside, angular slits offer tantalizing glimpses of the home's interior.

“It is the culmination of everything—the digital technology, the prefabrication techniques, and more formal architecture—that I have brought to my designs,” says architect William Massie of his Bloomfield, Michigan, prefab home.

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The open kitchen and dining area of Romero and Bradford’s LV Home is flooded with natural light. Dining table and chairs by IKEA. Antique jukebox by Wurlitzer.

Rocio Romero's prefab home is located in rural Missouri and subtly reflects the regional vernacular. “When you design prefab, it’s not just having a grandiose design everyone’s going to love; it’s also stepping back and thinking about how things get built. Every little step is important and informs how [the house] gets put together and how it gets designed,” she says.

 

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Originally appeared in All You Need Is LV
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Front view of the FlatPak House in Minneapolis, Minnesota. When the architect first told his wife about his idea, she said, “It’s about time you focus on a house for me!” He continues, “It’s like the old story about the cobbler whose kids have no shoes.”

Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the prefab industry. Here, a front view of the FlatPak House in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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A prefab Wisconsin summer home stands up to the elements while embracing the greenery just beyond its doors.

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The entrance ramp leads to the smaller module, containing a bedroom, a bathroom and a rooftop observation deck; the module at right includes a bedroom, bathroom, the kitchen and the living area.

At 1,100 square feet, a modular retreat  in Michigan follows the gentle slope of the land, with large windows that allow in ample light.

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Seen from the outside, angular slits offer tantalizing glimpses of the home's interior.

“It is the culmination of everything—the digital technology, the prefabrication techniques, and more formal architecture—that I have brought to my designs,” says architect William Massie of his Bloomfield, Michigan, prefab home.

Photo by Henrik Knudsen.

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