Modular homes

Modular homes

A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on modular homes for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Modular home by Irontown Homes

Rendering of "The Traditional Home," a modular construction built by Irontown Homes.

Features
March 14, 2016

The general manager of Irontown Homes talks about the growing appeal of modular housing.

Karoleena’s homes are built with a proprietary steel core that makes them extremely strong. Ductwork, wiring, and plumbing are run through the floor, allowing for large interior spaces and a modern look. Photo: Steve Dutcheson Photography

Features
August 14, 2015

Anyone who still harbors preconceived notions about modular housing should see what’s going on in the factory and the field

Modular Homes, Trends, News, Builders, Benefits, Home, Home Building

Modular homes are much stronger than stick-built homes because the modules are over-engineered to withstand the rigors of travel. Photo: Steve Dutcheson Photography

Features
August 14, 2015

With today's technology, modular homes can be built in any style, and completion time for a home can be reduced by up to 50 percent.

Modular Homes, Cottage, Cape Cod, Beach

Architect Douglas Kallfelz laid out the Heritage Sands cottages around common greens that run perpendicular to the water, which creates small neighborhoods while providing common view corridors and pathways for visual and physical access to the ocean. Photo: Alison Caron.

Features
August 14, 2015

No new cottages have been built on the Cape—until now.

Building More Prefab Homes Can Help Construction Go Greener
News
July 10, 2015

Building homes in factories could help reduce the industry’s energy consumption

News
April 20, 2015

Only a few cities have legislatures that are convenient for prefab housing developments

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh

Features
January 21, 2013

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.

IKEA, Aktiv modular home, IdeaBox, first

IKEA, Aktiv modular home, IdeaBox, first

News
March 02, 2012

IKEA shoppers can now buy an actual house from the Swedish furniture giant, which recently debuted the Aktiv modular home.

Features
May 01, 2009

Home staging goes way beyond decorating; it is about creating a mood in the home. But how do you create that lived-in look with a skimpy budget? We ask the experts.

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