8 Stunning Modular Homes That Put the “Eco” in Interior Decor

What’;s better than a modern home? Why, a modular modern home, of course! Prefabricated dwellings not only cut construction time in half (or even down to a matter of days), they’;re also typically more eco-friendly because they produce less waste. They often ring in at a lower pricepoint as well. Despite their reputation for being somewhat box-like, today’;s modular houses are surprisingly customizable with bells and whistles ranging from multiple stories to cantilevered wings to patios and other green spaces. Read on for some prefabulous prefab inspiration!

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A Vacation in the Hamptons!

Let’;s start off with a handsome house by modular housing heavyweight Resolution 4: Architecture. Called the Swingline Home, this Hamptons vacation home is made of 7 stacked boxes manufactured by Simplex Industries and features 2 master suites, 5 bathrooms, and many luxurious amenities like a pool and roof deck, putting to rest the idea that prefab homes need to be ho-hum.

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Classy Cantilevered Beauty

Set in California’;s impossibly picturesque Sonoma, CA, this modular beauty by Method Homes boasts a bold cantilevered element and took about 4 months to complete. The house itself was designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture of Seattle and Palm Springs, while the owners installed the landscaping themselves, as well as an envy-inducing swimming pool overlooking a pristine valley below.

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Touch of Minimalist Magic!

While it might look like an alien spaceship that landed in the middle of a field, WG3’;s Hypercubus is actually a miniature hotel room that allows guests to experience modular living on a small scale for a few days. Meant to be an oasis that draws the surrounding landscape indoors, the minimalist accommodations are surprisingly spacious on the inside, thanks to a cozy lofted bedroom.

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Invite Nature Indoors

The Breezehouse is popular prefab home maker Blu Homes’; most iconic home, and for good reason. Named because of its glass walls that can fold open at the owners’; whim, the breathtaking 2,978-square-foot abode instantly becomes one with its surroundings, making for some spectacular entertaining possibilities. Its eco-conscious features also allow it $ 15,000 in average energy savings over 10 years.

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Smart Shipping Container Home

A list of the best modular homes is simply incomplete without a cool prefab crafted from used shipping containers. Casa Incubo in Costa Rica is arguably one of the best in this regard as it brings together eco-friendly design, frugality of resources and spacious interiors in a grand style. Doubling as both a home studio and a lavish residence, architect Maria Jose Trejos ensured that it offers all the comforts of a lovely modern home even while cutting back on construction cost and energy needs.

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Contemporary White Rock II

Inspired by the California coast, Method Homes’; White Rock II exemplifies chic green living in the South Surrey region of British Columbia. The LEED Platinum prefab comprises 3 bedrooms, 4 baths, and a soothing facade characterized by a clean, contemporary aesthetic.

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Stylish and Spacious

Ray Kappe fans will have an extra appreciation for the series of LivingHomes designed by the legendary architect. Available in a variety of LEED Silver-level models, the airy abodes start at 1,690-square-feet and feature generous outdoor living spaces.

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Ultra-Potability with Modular Ease

The ÁBATON ÁPH80’;s grey fiber cement board facade gives it a unique look that distinguishes it from other modular homes, while Spanish Fir timber panels give the 27-square-meter interior a warm but modern feel. Centered around a peaceful, minimalist lifestyle, the residence also has an interesting ability — the exterior can be folded up onto itself to secure the home for transport or when the owners are away for extended periods of time.

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