Jennifer Siegal on cover of Dwell’s “Prefab Issue”

Jennifer Siegal on cover of Dwell’s “Prefab Issue”

Dwell Magazine’s December 2016 “Prefab Issue” cover story features Adjunct Associate Professor Jennifer Siegal and her home in Venice, CA, which also serves as a site for experimentation for Siegal and her Office of Mobile Design. Most recently, she added three stacked prefab modules (just over 1,000 square feet) to the house:

 

Siegal, who was awarded the 2016 arcVision Prize–Women and Architecture last spring, says she hopes that combining factory-built modular systems with existing buildings is an approach that will encourage city dwellers to add on rather than tear down. “You don’t need to erase the past to create the future,” she says.

 

Read the full story in this month’s issue of Dwell. ■