The Best Modern Modular Homes from the U.S.

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Modular homes have become a widely popular choice for prospective homeowners in the last two decades. In the United States today, there are many options to choose from when looking to buy or build a modular home. Modular homes are often organized by broad categories such as “traditional” or “modern” that encompass a wide variety of designs, styles, and types of modular homes.

We’ve compiled a list of the best modern modular homes on the market. From contemporary to minimalist or urban, these houses may look like luxury, traditionally built homes, but they are all built off-site as modules in a warehouse. High-quality and cost-efficient, these homes prove that you can build the modern home of your dreams, without breaking the bank.

Some of the most common features of modern design are:

  • Clean lines and shapes 
  • Simple, non-ornamental designs
  • Connected outdoor-indoor spaces
  • Functional spaces and design
  • Appreciation for building materials
  • Large and unadorned windows

Below you’ll find a list of our favorite modern modular homes and manufacturers. Read until the end for a helpful buyer’s guide!

HOMB by Method Homes: 

Method Homes offers sleek, high-quality modern designs. Every one of their precision-engineered modular houses offers the complete sustainability package making sure their constructions are respectful not only of the environment but of their occupants’ health as well. 

Highlights:

  • Possibility of customizing your own design
  • Building in most of the Western U.S. and Canada
  • Contemporary style
  • Energy efficient and Net-Zero options
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Preparation for renewable energy sources
  • No smart technology

Blu Homes:

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Blu Homes offers high-quality, affordable modern modular homes. What makes Blu Homes especially interesting is that shorter construction times and lower prices don’t translate into lower quality or mainstream designs. With stunning predesigned floor plans, Blu Homes offers energy efficient options at competitive prices.

Highlights:

  • Predesigned, but customizable floor plans
  • Building primarily in California, but serves the entire U.S. and Canada
  • Industrial/urban Styles
  • Energy efficient and Net-Zero 
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Optional renewable energy sources
  • No smart technology

Plant Prefab:

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Plant Prefab is one of the founders of green modular design. It was the first prefabricated design company dedicated to sustainable construction in the United States. With a focus on developing healthy and sustainable design, they ensure that all their designs are energy efficient and have low carbon emissions. Moreover, they prioritize the well-being of their occupants by taking care of the indoor air quality and sunlight exposure. 

Highlights:

  • Options to customize your own design
  • Building primarily in California, with nationwide shipping available
  • Contemporary styles
  • Energy efficient 
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • No renewable energy sources
  • Smart technology options

Connect Homes:

Connect Homes offers high-end modern looking homes at affordable prices. Each one of their homes has an open plan design that receives plenty of natural light and promotes the indoor-outdoor relationship to enhance the connection with nature. 

Highlights:

  • Predesigned floor plans, with custom options
  • Building across the continental U.S.
  • Industrial styles
  • Energy efficient 
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Preparation of renewable energy sources
  • Smart technology

KZB1019 by JNCN Homes

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JNCN Homes is a China-based manufacturer that produces a wide variety of beautiful, modern-looking homes that can be built anywhere in the world. Having invested in research and development, JNCN homes have patented a construction and insulation system for high performance and long-lasting results while offering energy efficiency.

  • Possibility of building your own design
  • Based in China but delivers to worldwide
  • Modern barn style
  • Net-Zero energy efficient 
  • No improved indoor air quality
  • No renewable energy sources
  • No smart technology

Dvele 

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Dvele contemporary and high-tech homes are designed to be built fast and at reasonable prices without sacrificing quality. The philosophy of the company focuses on sustainability, achieving energy efficiency, and building up to Passive House and LEED standards. 

Highlights:

  • Predesigned floor plans with custom options.
  • Building nationwide excluding Alaska and Hawaii
  • Contemporary styles
  • Energy efficient 
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Ready and wired renewable energy sources with optional solar panels and batteries
  • Smart technology

Marfa House by Ma Modular

The main focus of Ma Modular is good design. The clean lines and well-defined details offer a quality, high-end-looking house. Despite the exclusive look, this house remains affordable, achieving Ma’s mission of making modern design accessible.

Highlights:

  • Predesigned floor plans with custom options
  • Building in Texas, Louisiana, the Western U.S., and the East Coast
  • Pavilion style
  • Not energy efficient 
  • No improved indoor air quality
  • No renewable energy sources 
  • No smart technology

Fuse3 Modular Home by Idea Box

Following Idea Box’s philosophy, this house is practical, functional, and durable. The philosophy of this company remains rooted in creating a simplified lifestyle without compromise, balancing the right amount of sustainability, modern design, and simplicity.

Highlights:

  • Homes already predesigned, though customizable.
  • Building in most of the West Coast, Rocky Mountains, and in the mid-west
  • Rural industrial style
  • Not energy efficient 
  • No improved indoor air quality
  • No renewable energy sources 
  • No smart technology

Clever Homes

These beautiful high-end-looking contemporary houses are affordable and green. At Clever Homes, all projects are designed to not only protect the environment but to create a healthier space indoors

Highlights:

  • Possibility of building your own design
  • Based in California but open to build in other States and internationally
  • Contemporary styles
  • Energy efficient and Net-Zero
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Renewable energy sources 
  • No smart technology

Vurtical Homes

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Vurtical Homes combines a rural industrial aesthetic with minimalist design.  They abide by a “less is more” philosophy, applying it in all aspects of construction to achieve simplicity of design, respect for the environment, and energy efficiency. 

Highlights:

  • Predesigned floor plans with custom options
  • Building only in Utah
  • Luxury rural industrial style
  • Energy efficient 
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • No renewable energy sources 
  • No smart technology

Haku House by Bevyhouse

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The Haku House is designed to integrate into its surroundings maintaining a consistent neutral color palette. This project exemplifies the green building philosophy of Bevyhouse while maintaining a contemporary aesthetic that combines simplicity and sophistication.

Highlights:

  • Possibility of creating your own design
  • Based in California 
  • Contemporary style
  • Energy efficient and Net-Zero options
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • No renewable energy sources 
  • No smart technology

Buyer’s Guide: Selecting the Right Modern Modular Home Manufacturer

While the aesthetics of a house are a great starting point, there are some other important aspects to consider when selecting a house such as freedom of design or sustainability. All these aspects should be considered and evaluated according to your unique needs. For example, while a customized floor plan allows for a more personalized home, choosing a predesigned floor plan can ease the process and reduce the overall budget. It’s important to choose the right manufacturer and design for you.

The following chart will help guide you in selecting your modern modular home:

 StyleCustomized House DesignEnergy EfficientRenewable EnergiesSmart TechnologyService Area
Method HomesContemporaryYesYes, Net Zero optionalYes, preparation, onlyNoMost of Western U.S. & Canada
Blu HomesIndustrial/ UrbanNoYes, Net Zero OptionalNoNationwide & Canada 
Plant PrefabContemporaryYesYesNoYesCalifornia, but shipping nationwide
Connect HomesIndustrialNoYesYes, preparation, onlyYesContinental U.S.
KZB1019 by JNCN HomesModern Barn YesYes, Net Zero readyNoNoBased in China, but delivers worldwide
DveleContemporaryNoYesReady, optional solar panels YesNationwide except for Alaska and Hawaii
Marfa by Ma Modular Pavilion StyleNoNoNoNoTexas, Louisiana, Western U.S. and East Coast
C3 by Idea BoxRural IndustrialNoNoNoNoMost of Western U.S.
Clever HomesContemporaryYesYes, Net ZeroYesNoBased in California, options for U.S. and international projects
Vurtical Homes Luxury Rural IndustrialNoYesNoNoBased in Utah
Haku by BevyhouseContemporaryYesYes, Net Zero optionalNoNoMainly California