A prefab house designed by ArchiBlox on the northern beaches of Sydney sustains high winds and spray from the surf, so the firm wrapped the exterior in marine-grade Colorbond Ultra steel. Panels of Queensland blue gum, a native Australian hardwood, clad the street-side facade, which is protected from the harsh climate.
Mid-century designer Jens Risom's A-framed prefab family retreat, located on the northern portion of Block Island, is bordered by a low stone wall, an aesthetic element that appears throughout the land.
Nearly every element of this prefab beach house in New Zealand was brought to its secluded site overlooking Hekerua Bay by hand.
When building this sustainable seaside retreat for his sister and brother-in-law in Montauk, Paul Masi of Bates Masi + Architects drew upon prefab technology, such as factory-made panels and a prefabricated cement foundation.
On a budget of $112 per square foot, architecture students at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology helped design a compact prefab for a couple who thought they'd never be able to afford a home at their favorite vacation spot.
Architect Anthony Pellecchia and his wife, graphic designer Kathy Wesselman, created a prefab vacation house on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state with spectacular views of the water.
An Australian architect designed a beach house consisting of three modules for her family. Constructed in a factory outside Melbourne, the house was then transported down to the sleepy beach town of Merricks.
This 4,500-square-foot family retreat arrived at a remote location on New York's Fishers Island in eight modules over the course of two days.