The latest fad for prefab houses.

What we build.
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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Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.

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