David Rockwell and C3 Design, a venture of Viking cooking mastermind Fred Carl, have teamed up to bring prefabricated to the lap of luxury. Previously, prefab homes have been popular due to their cost-effectiveness and lesser use of resources. Rockwell hopes to bring these features into the luxury marketplace, with minimal environmental impact.
The first design, called Pinwheel, is a 2,400-square-foot house consisting of four rectangular rooms arranged around a 500-square-foot interior courtyard. Rockwell was inspired by his childhood in Mexico, where “outdoor space was part of the lifestyle.” The house features two bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, with a study that can be converted into an additional bedroom. The kitchen comes complete with a 10-foot-long marble island and professional grade appliances. “I love the fact that you have this little private retreat where you can entertain outdoors and it’s connected directly to the kitchen,” Rockwell says.
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