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A nine-module prefab home constructed in four months:

Slideshow Prefab + Custom View All 6 Photos > The clients for this project loved their existing mid-century modern house outside Boston and had initially hoped to renovate and add on to the house to improve the tight spaces and planning inefficiencies. The house had extensive deferred maintenance, however, and a review of renovation strategies concluded that it would be more cost effective to start from scratch using a custom prefabrication project delivery method, says architect Will Ruhl. Although zoning restrictions required working within the existing footprint, the form of the house above the foundations was completely reconceived. The addition of an expansive office and listening room on a mezzanine level freed up the main floor for more spacious living areas, more functional kitchen, master and guest suites, and a south-facing courtyard. The courtyard separates the ...

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