Traditionally, prefabricated (prefab) homes have been used to create low-cost housing options, but that concept may soon change.
Robbie Antonio, the Filipino real estate developer and entrepreneur, is using the original technology and expanding on it to build luxury -and affordable- prefab homes designed by famous architects. By making luxury prefab homes affordable, his company, Revolution, has become the first Filipino start-up to be valued at one billion dollars.
As prefabricated homes start to become a more popular option, those who have adopted the process of modular construction to build their luxury home are enjoying the benefits -and the reality that with prefabrication, anything is possible.
Luxury prefab homes can be completely unique from an architectural perspective, making them stand out visually. These high-end structures don’t cost as much as their elegant appearance would suggest. Thanks to production line efficiency and lack of construction-related delays, modular-built homes offer substantial cost savings, even for luxury projects.
Contrary to popular assumption, the property size does not affect its ability to be prefabricated. Luxury prefab homes with over eight bedrooms have been accomplished with spectacular results. In fact, constructing a luxury prefab home is said to be more advantageous for larger homes because the build time frame is considerably shorter than if the property was built on site via regular construction methods. Instead of waiting for months or even years, homeowners can move into a high-quality home in a matter of weeks without having to settle for ‘cheap’ housing.