Would you buy a house that was made in a factory?

What we build.
Aug. 13 2008 6:58 AM

Instant House

Would you buy a home that was made in a factory?

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

Click here to read a slide-show essay about "Home Delivery," a new exhibition of prefabricated housing at the Museum of Modern Art.

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.