The latest fad for prefab houses.

The latest fad for prefab houses.

The latest fad for prefab houses.

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Aug. 8 2007 7:35 AM

The Prefab Fad

Prefabrication is everywhere in American home-building. But that doesn't mean your next house is going to be a stylish, Modernist box.

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Click here to read a slide-show essay about prefab housing.

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Witold Rybczynski is an architect, professor, and writer. From 2004–2010, he was Slate’s architecture critic. Visit his website and follow him on Twitter.