The Element 1 – A Small Prefab House by Method Homes

Called Element 1, and designed by Chris Pardo, this small prefab house is the latest edition to Method Home’s already extensive portfolio prefabricated houses. The one-bedroom retreat is set on Marrowstone Island in Washington.

The owner, Karen Kiest, works as a landscape architect and purchased the plot of land for its stunning views. However […]

ArchiBlox’s Carbon Positive Prefab House

The Australian company Archiblox recently revealed what they claim to be the world’s first carbon positive prefab house. The prefab units are designed to be more environmentally-friendly by reducing embodied energy, and making use of renewable technologies.

The prototype was first displayed in Melbourne City Square on February 8th. Archiblox, who produce prefab houses […]

The Prefab Bioclimatic House 3.0 by NOEM

Designed by Spanish architecture studio NOEM, the Bioclimatic House 3.0 is a smart house that’s made use of technology from its inception, through to the final product. Being a smart home, it’s possible to automate and monitor a host of features, allowing it to reduce its energy usage.

Set in Castellón, Spain, the owners of […]

viVood – A Prefab Tiny House Powered By Solar Panels

viVood is a prefabricated timber dwelling that has been designed by a group of Spanish architects and engineers. The lead designer, Daniel Mayo Pardo, wanted to create a tiny house that was both energy efficient, modular and cost effective.

The viVood unit comes with its own array of solar panels, taking advantage of Spain’s […]

House Sømme by Knut Hjeltnes – Small House for 8 People

Called House Sømme and designed by the Norwegian architecture firm, Knut Hjeltnes, this small prefabricated house in Oslo aims to make the most of the space available to it. Over the past few years Oslo has seen a number of large villa-like sites, and houses pop up. House Sømme has taken a different approach […]

The Prefab Y-Cube by Richard Rogers Tackles UK Housing

Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners on the behalf of a YMCA, the Y-Cube is a 26 square meter (280 square feet) prefabricated tiny house that serves as a prototype for future developments. The YMCA asked the architects to create an affordable dwelling for residents that were making the transition from the non-profit […]