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Designer Spotlight: César Pelli

    Cesar Pelli is an Argentine-American architect hailed as one of the most acclaimed architects of the 20th century, having won over 200 awards for his work. Born on October 12, 1926, and raised in Tucumán, Argentina, he grew up in a small, provincial town...

Prefab vs Modular Homes: What’s the Difference?

Prefab homes and modular homes are becoming more popular through the years, yet we often confuse one for the other. Read on to understand the nuances between the two. Prefab or prefabricated is an umbrella term for off-site construction that refers to building a...

10 Timeless Designs by Philip Johnson

To be an admirable designer, one must have a mix of both creativity and practicality. In the world of architecture, only a few names are able to master this. They think out of the box and translate their ideas into groundbreaking designs characterized by...

The Truth Behind Prefab Misconceptions

Time, together with the advancements in technology, has done significant improvements in prefab—from construction to materials and design. Excellent quality, durability, aesthetics are now given a premium to raise the bar in prefab manufacturing. But despite this...

Philip Johnson’s Glass House Reimagined with a Prefab Home

Seventy years ago, Philip Johnson became a revolutionary of his time by designing one of the pioneering symbols of contemporary architecture. His Glass House, which was originally designed for his master degree thesis, has been considered as an iconic framework...

5 Big Trends Shaping Real Estate in 2017

The real estate market expects a bright future ahead. So as we enter 2017, the preparation for some changes brought about by global events and market shifts in 2016 becomes imperative. In 2016, we saw a lot of foreign investors getting into the U.S. real-estate market...

5 Reasons to Love Designer Prefab Homes

Home is where the heart is, so the saying goes. It’s where everything starts – where you build your dreams, your aspirations, your family, your life. Today, people don’t just look for a home that can provide a space to live. They desire livable spaces that match their...

Designer Precrafted Homes: The New Prefab Trend

The discourse on prefab home must now go beyond practicality and design flexibility as homebuyers are now more discerning and meticulous. People are learning to see the significance of sustainability, eco-friendliness, and transportability. This inspires prefab home...

5 Business Benefits of Designer Prefab Homes

The growing demand for prefab homes is causing a shift in the real estate scene. By 2020, global shipments of prefab homes are expected to reach 1.1 million units. This increased popularity can be rooted in its benefits—energy efficiency, transportability, design...

Designer Spotlight: Ron Arad

Ron Arad is a familiar figure in the art and design world. He launched his illustrious career in 1981 with the creation of an unusual piece of furniture called the Rover chair. It was a fusion of two ready-made items or “found objects”—a car seat and a structural...

Designer Prefab Homes: The Next Big Thing

Prefabricated homes are nothing new. In fact, they have come a long way since the early 1900s, and the days when these are thought as “trailers” are already gone. The prefabrication of homes off-site has become one of the most promising developments in recent years....

Designer Spotlight: Tom Dixon

Whenever Tom Dixon sets his heart on something, he simply does it and comes out successful. Most of his feature biography attempts to explore the complex facets of his expansive career—highlighting how his eccentric and anarchic mind works. “Every time I think of a...

The Rise of the Prefab Market Around the World [Infographic]

In recent years, the prefab home market has shown a steady rise due to its advantages—energy efficiency, faster construction time compared with stick-built homes, transportability, and more. This growing market demand in prefabrication around the world grants...

7 Designer Prefab Homes You Can Order Online

If you think prefab homes are just a bunch of ready-to-move-into box-style houses, think again. The new prefabricated home—or simply prefab—might as well be called pre-crafted home. Today’s modern prefab homes could definitely change the way you think of housing and...

11 Genius Home Décor Hacks You Must Know

The fun part in owning a house is being able to decorate your space as you please. Whether you live in a traditional or prefabricated home, your space demands your attention. Often, we consult with interior designers since they know better. But for simple upgrades,...

Designer Spotlight: KRAVITZ DESIGN

Many of us know Lenny Kravitz as the musician who gave us hits such as Are You Gonna Go My Way and American Woman. While his legacy as a music icon is undeniable, the enigmatic artist has another side to his artistry. A More Visual Legacy In 2003, Lenny Kravitz...

Buying a House? 9 Tips for Homebuyers

Not everyone is keen on investing in a new home. Some people may feel comfortable renting an apartment while others live with their families. However, there comes a time when you have to be on your own and purchase a residence. You have a lot of homes to choose from....

10 Zaha Hadid Designs That Will Stand The Test Of Time

Zaha Hadid built amazing structures and left a legacy. Hadid’s recent passing is a big loss to the architecture world, and it seemed like the industry lost a beam that had supported it for years. The founder of Zaha Hadid Architects created designs that resulted in...

8 Must-Read Articles About Prefab Homes

Prefabricated homes or simply prefab homes have been a popular choice among homebuyers nowadays because of the numerous benefits that come with it such as faster build time, sustainability, and the ability to relocate anytime regardless of the owner’s reason. If you...

10 Things Your Interior Designer Won’t Tell You

There’s a lot that goes on beneath the surface when a homeowner and an interior designer engage in a home project. An interior designer may appear calm, provide you with creative home design ideas, and tell you that everything is going accordingly, but he or she won’t...

Designer Spotlight: Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma is regarded as the quintessential Japanese architect of today, an artist who deftly combines traditional building crafts with modern materials and technology. He is also a prolific author who has published literary works since 1986 through the present, a...

Why Designer Prefab Homes Are the Future of Housing

New homeowners are looking for unique, greener, and smarter homes that are durable and energy-efficient at the same time. In which case, prefabricated homes remain to be one of the top answers. Prefabricated homes have been around for a while. From starting as...

15 Home Design Tips for Small Spaces

Making the most of compact living spaces has been a rising trend in interior design. It’s no surprise to learn that as major municipalities become more congested, the average home size had to condense to accommodate more individual units. Because of this, designers...

Designer Prefab Communities: A Game Changer in Property Development

Prefabrication of homes may no longer be a fresh concept in the market, but a designer prefab community definitely is. With the real estate sector now experiencing a momentous resurgence, the prefab industry is now in a robust state. In fact, Peter Newman, Professor...

Inspirational Quotes from Famous Architects, Artists and Designers

Designing your own space can be daunting. Not to mention, the wide variety of design inspirations, materials, and philosophies can be overwhelming. To guide you in your journey, here are inspirations from world-famous architects, artists, and designers. A 360-Degree...

Prefab vs Traditional Homes: What’s the Difference?

Owning a property and building a home for one’s family is every person’s dream. If you are a prospective homebuyer, you need to know the different options available to you once you decide to buy a house. These days, depending on the location where you want to...

How to Build a House in 90+ Days [with Infographic]

Contrary to a prevailing notion that building homes can take years before you can fully dwell in it, some customized lodging advancements and knowledgeable advisors have pitched in to completely revolutionize the entire process within 90 days or so. In fact,...

Designer Spotlight: Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders is a world-renowned Dutch product designer, interior designer, and art director who first gained widespread recognition in 1996 for the iconic Knotted Chair. That piece was a fusion of high-tech materials mixed with “low end” methods—the perfect...

Top 100 Interior Design Blogs and Websites to Follow Now

Trends in interior design are always changing and evolving. New styles emerge, adding to an already awesome collection of design practices and approaches. For design enthusiasts, professionals, and even homeowners, an eye for interior design requires continued...

18 Big Design Ideas for Small Living Rooms

Living rooms are the heart and soul of every home. As a space that can serve as a lounge room, workspace, and entertainment room, it comes in all shapes, forms and sizes. If you’re looking for a way to maximize your small living room, here are big design tips from...

20+ Interior Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Home

Throughout decades and generations, home interior designs have been diversifying where each style offers an experience distinct from the other. Trends come and go, but the practice of designing your space will stand the test of changing times. When it comes to...

MODERN PREFAB IS THE NEW MOBILE HOME

The popularity of prefabricated homes has a great story to tell. Through the years, it has been making its own mark in the real estate scene given its practicality, sophistication and livability. Its recognition began as soon as the World War II ended, and soldiers...