Modernist prefab houses are all the rage.  Here is an extensive list of some of the possibilities.  Great photos.

Alchemy
Architects
weeHouses
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ID
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Architect/Designer
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Location
151
weeHouses
Alchemy
Architects
Alchemy
Architects
St.
Paul,
MN
USA

Complete factory-built dwellings that arrive on trucks ready to
live in.
– Available as studios, one- and two-bedroom, kitchen/living,
sleeping, and stair models.
– Can be customized or combined to fit any need: House, Cabin,
Office, Addition, Rooftops etc.
– On-site
work includes the foundation, utility hookups (sewer, water or
electrical supply), and simple fitting of the modules.
– See second link above for pricing information.


Clever Homes LLC
SA1
– NowHouse
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

136

NowHouse

Toby
Long

Clever
Homes

San
Francisco
USA


Two story home based on SIPs technology.
– Configurable as 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms.
– Square
footage 2400 sqft
– Footprint approx 22’ x 66’, Height approx 25’
– A range options and upgrades available

Hive
Modular
b-line
series
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

150
b-line
Paul
Stankey, Marc Asmus, Bryan Meyer
Hive,
Modular
Minneapolis,
MN
USA


Hive Modular provides several models of elegant, contemporary
designs at an affordable price by employing established modular
construction techniques.
– Hive B-Line and C-Line models come in small, medium and large
versions with flat-roof/modern or pitched-roof/traditional roof
and siding packages available for all.
– All
models feature fiber-cement siding, metal panel siding and aluminum
clad windows. Hive homes feature modular construction in an
enclosed factory, trucked to your site in about 13 weeks.
– Prices
start at $130/S.F. All inclusive minus lot costs, decks and
appliances.
Model shown is 1780 S.F. 3 bedroom 3 bathroom for $140/S.F.
All inclusive minus lot costs, decks and appliances.
– Hive
homes are currently available in Minnesota, northern Iowa, Wisconsin,
northern Illinois and Upper Michigan. Manufacturers in other
states coming soon.

Lazor
Office
Flatpak
House
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

131
Flapak
House

Charlie
Lazor/
Lazor Office

Empyrean
International LLC
Lazor
Office: Minneapolis,
MN USA

Empyrean:
Acton, MA USA



As of September 2005 available as part of The Dwell Homes by
Empyrean.
– System of panelized prefab components designed to yield a
multitude of unique solutions
– Charlie Lazors own Flatpak residence is in Minneapolis (pictured
– see links for more images).
– Price includes a range of fixtures, cabinets, appliances,
lighting systems etc. See Flatpak links for more details.

Marmol
Radziner Prefab
Steel
Homes: Models 1,2,3
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ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

157
Steel
Homes

Marmol
Radziner Prefab

Marmol
Radziner Prefab
Los
Angeles,
CA USA


Marmol Radziner Prefab offers prefabricated, custom steel frame
residences built in its factory and shipped virtually complete.
– Four
floor plans are currently available, and more models are on
the way. If none of the floor plans suit the homebuyers needs,
they can do a custom prefab design.

Base prices starts at $215,000 for a one-bedroom plan and $295,000
for two-bedroom plans. Three bedroom plans will be available
soon.

Each home can be configured on the MR website (see link above)
by choosing interior and exterior finishes, as well as appliances
and fixtures. The website provides exact pricing based on the
various configuration options selected.

Acting as both manufacturer and general contractor, Marmol Radziner
Prefab offers four different installation options to provide
greater ease in meeting budget and site needs.

Marmol Radziner Prefab homes are currently available in California.
Other states can be made available upon request.

Michelle
Kaufmann Designs
Sunset
Breezehouse
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

146
Sunset
Breezehouse

Michelle
Kaufmann Designs/
Michelle Kaufmann

mkarchitecture/
LiveModern
San
Francisco
CA,
USA


Modular home featuring a signature Breezespace at the center
under a butterfly-shaped roof.
– 2, 3 and 4 bedroom floor plans available, many interior and
exterior options.
– 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom version is 1,798 square feet
– Priced FOB (at factory) at approximately $140-$160 per square
foot. Upgrade finishes are also available.
– Price does not include sitework including foundations, decks,
pools or garage, which can be ordered as options.
– Modular construction in an enclosed factory, trucked to your
site within 6 to 9 months.
– Sunset Breezehouse appeared at the Sunset Magazine Celebration
Weekend in
Menlo Park, CA on May 21 and 22, 2005

Glidehouse
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

031
Glidehouse

Michelle
Kaufmann Designs/
Michelle Kaufmann

mkarchitecture/
LiveModern/
Construction Resource Group
San
Francisco
CA,
USA


Several floor plans available (1BR, 672sf to 4BR, 2480sf), many
interior and exterior options.
– Priced FOB (at factory) at approximately $132/sf (USD). Upgrade
finishes are also available.
– Price does not include sitework including foundations, decks,
pools or garage, which can be ordered as options.
– Modular construction in an enclosed factory, trucked to your
site within 4 to 6 months.
– Built by Royal Homes for customers in Michigan and Ontario
(Canada).
– Build by CRG/Britco for customers in west coast and Rocky
Mountain states.
– Manufacturers in other States to be announced.
– A version of Glidehouse appeared at the Sunset Magazine Celebration
Weekend in
Menlo Park, CA on May 15th and 16th, 2004.


Resolution:
4 Architecture
Custom
Modular Homes
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

090
The
Dwell Home
Resolution:
4 Architecture
Resolution:
4 Architecture
New
York,
NY, USA

135

Camp
Smull

Resolution:
4 Architecture

Resolution:
4 Architecture

New
York,
NY, USA

155

Mountain
Retreat

Resolution:
4 Architecture

Resolution:
4 Architecture

New
York,
NY, USA



As of September 2005 a Resolution:4 Architecture home is a
available as part of The Dwell Homes by Empyrean (See third
link above).
– In addition to the Dwell Home, Camp Smull and Mountain retreat,
Resolution: 4 Architecture have several other modular projects
in the pipeline, some of which are listed in the fabzone.
– Res4
use a flexible bar-based modular system to generate a range
of possible designs.
– Pricing is determined by specific configuration and site
issues.

Rocio
Romero
LV
Home
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

013
LV
Home
Rocio
Romero
Rocio
Romero
St.
Louis,
MO, USA


Kit costs USD$31,050, plus shipping.
– Cost of complete dwelling after adding local labor and materials
estimated at $75,000 to $125,000 (plus 10-20% general contractor
fees if applicable).
– Manufacturing facility and Show Home are in Perryville,
MO.
– Picture shown is of the LV Show Home constructed in Missouri.

– See links above for Open House dates for inspection.

LVL
Home

153

LVL
Home

Rocio
Romero

Rocio
Romero

St.
Louis,
MO, USA

The
LVL home is a larger version of the original LV home. The LVL
is 10′ longer than the LV home and it sits on a basement, giving
approximately 2830 sqft. of space. For more details follow the
link above.

 

e-BODE
Link
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

128
e-BODE

Paul Lucas
and Sarah Bickford for
Modabode

Modabode
Sydney,
Australia


Steel framed modernist prefab dwelling.
– Available in a single or double module plan.
– Each module = 3.6 x 14.4 m and provides an internal floor
area of 50 sq. m.

A show home was presented at the Houses of the Future event
in Sydney Australia in 2004 and 2005.

bachkit
Link
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ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location
011
bachkit

André
Hodgskin Architects
(no longer associated with product commercialization)

Replica
Homes
Auckland,
New Zealand

This product is currently only available in New Zealand.
– Approx 10 units have been constructed or are in progress in
NZ.
– Market launches for Australia and the UK are in the planning
stage.
– No firm plans exist for other international market launches
yet.
The vendor is currently unable to respond to individual expressions
of interest from outside of New Zealand.

– Potential partners with a genuine interest and resources to
commercialize this product in other countries may contact the
vendor. 


Espace
mobile

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ID
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Name
Architect/Designer
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Vendor
Location
190

espace
mobile

Ralf
Penzkofer/
Punto ese Projektentwicklung GmbH

Punto
ese Projektentwicklung GmbH

Mondsee
Austria


Timber based modular dwelling with aluminum cladding.
– Available in S,M,L,XL sizes and configurations.

Credit:
Thanks to Ingo Schmenger for submitting this project.

Griffner
Haus
Link
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ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location
O
Sole Mio
156

O
Sole Mio

Matteo
Thun

Griffner
Haus

Multiple
locations in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Ireland.

– Wooden
modular prefab house.
– Designed in 1997
– Part
of the "Design" product line marketed by Griffnerhaus.
– GriffnerHaus has locations in Austria, Germany, Switzerland,
Italy and Ireland.

See
other Griffner products in the fabzone: Atrium
and Box


Huf
Haus
Link
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ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location
158

Huf
Haus

Peter
Huf/
Manfred Adams

Huf
Haus

Hartenfels,
Germany
and
Surrey, UK
plus other show home locations


Architect-designed custom timber post and beam style houses.
– Precision cut kits are prepared in Germany and shiiped to
the site for assembly.
– 17 Show home locations in Germany, Switzerland, Austria,
France and UK
– One of their homes in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey won a UK
National HomeBuilder 2005 Design Award commendation for best
house of one or two storeys.

m-house
Link
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location
024
m-house
Tim
Pyne
m-house
London,
UK

Product currently available in the UK.
– Designed to meet UK definition of caravan or trailer, thus often
negating the need for planning permission.
– 2 bedroom fully fitted-out 1000sqft (approx) double-wide m-house
as shown on web-site costs £148k = approx USD$272k as of
early June – note this is a straight currency conversion and does
not allow for differences in labor/material costs between markets.
A shell costs £115k = USD$211k (same caveat as above).
Info
credit: Thanks to Justin (modernlover)


Micro Compact Home
Link
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ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location
188

m-ch
micro
mompact
home

m-ch
Ltd

micro
compact home ltd

UK,
Germany and Austria


L ightweight, modular and mobile minimal dwelling for one
or two people.
– Compact dimensions of 2.6m (8.53ft)
– Functioning spaces of sleeping, working/dining, cooking,
and hygiene.

Pinc
House
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

152

Pinc
House

Maria
Rutensköld, Johan Lionell and Jan Rutensköld

Pinc
House

Stockholm,
Sweden


3 different house models available
– Several
freestanding prefab units 20m² – 160m²
– Swedish website provides local model and pricing guidelines.
Prices subject to change for other markets
– Commenced sales in 2003 with units delivered in Sweden. International
market expansion plans underway.


Prebuilt
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

154

Retreat,
Escape, Freedom, Habitat

Prebuilt
design team

Prebuilt
Housing Solutions

Melbourne,
Australia


A range of factory built homes using patented fold-up technology.
– Designs reinterpret local rural vernacular styles.
– See web site for plans, photos and pricing information.

smartshax
Link
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location
012
smartshax
Ken
Latona
Upton
Building Pty Ltd trading as
Smart Shax
Palm
Beach,
NSW,
Australia 

Complete kit installed and ready for occupancy is AUD$110k+GST
= approx AUD$121k = approx USD$86k (assumes on-grid site and no
allowance for excavation or clearing).
– Currently only available in Australia.
smallhouse
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location
038
smallhouse/
Option by weberhaus
Bauart
Architekten
WeberHaus
Bern,
Switzerland

Marketed by the vendor WeberHaus.
– Modular wood kit is prefabbed offsite.
– Basic
panel assembly on existing footings can be completed in a day.
– Current market defined as: Germany, Swizerland, France, Austria,
Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Hungary, Spain, Russia
– Kit costs 87,000Euros (approx USD$106k as of early June 2004)
ready for occupancy (including some kitchen and sanitation fixtures).

spacebox
Links
Project
ID
Project
Name
Architect/Designer
Vendor/Supplier

Vendor
Location

189

spacebox

Mart
de Jong/
De Vijf
De
Vijf
Rotterdam,
The
Netherlands

Self-contained studio residence made from composite materials.
– Hundreds of spaceboxes are already in use in Europe.
– The scope of fabprefab is restricted to single family dwellings.
Spacebox qualifies because each unit is self-contained although
they are usually represented in multi-family clusters.

More here.