5 Washington, DC Prefab Homes That Are Anything But Traditional

The nation’s capital is home to some of the most exciting prefabs in the country.

Minim lets you build your own tiny house for $35,000. Their homes are wrapped in shiplapped cypress that will patina and turn a silvery gray tone. A 960-watt solar array on the roof can be battery powered, allowing the home to operate completely off-grid.

These innovative prefab and modular homes are giving Washington, DC denizens something to talk about (besides politics). Boasting quick turnaround times and efficient construction, these homes show just how far prefab, panelized, and modular building systems have come.

bm Modular One by Robery Gurney Architects

Washington, DC–based Robert Gurney Architects designed this home for clients seeking a light-filled, modern residence. It’s composed of 13 modules that were built in a Virginia factory in less than two weeks.

Washington, DC–based Robert Gurney Architects designed this home for clients seeking a light-filled, modern residence. It’s composed of 13 modules that were built in a Virginia factory in less than two weeks.

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The Minim House

Minim lets you build your own tiny house for $35,000. Their homes are wrapped in shiplapped cypress that will patina and turn a silvery gray tone. A 960-watt solar array on the roof can be battery powered, allowing the home to operate completely off-grid.

Lenzner Residence by Travis Price Architects

Based in Washington, DC, Travis Price Architects has completed a variety of residential buildings using prefabricated methods -- both single-family dwellings and multi-family units. Their <span style="font-family: Theinhardt, -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Roboto, Oxygen-Sans, Ubuntu, Cantarell, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, sans-serif;">passion for sustaining nature and culture are reflected in their projects that often incorporate shipping containers as prefabricated elements. </span>

Travis Price Architects has completed a variety of residential buildings using prefabricated methods—including single-family dwellings and multifamily units. The firm prioritizes sustainable building strategies, and it’s known for incorporating shipping containers as prefabricated elements.

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