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Prefabricated Housing: Building Dreams with Efficiency

Prefab Factory
A typical Timber Frame Prefab Factory


Prefabricated housing, also known as prefab homes, has emerged as a revolutionary construction method that is transforming the way we build our dream homes. In this article, we'll take a captivating journey into the world of prefab housing, exploring its inner workings and unveiling its remarkable advantages.

The Mechanics of Prefab Homes:

At the heart of prefab housing lies a fascinating process. Structures are meticulously crafted in factories or workshops, either as complete modules or in sections, before being transported to their final location for assembly. It's like watching a masterful puzzle come to life!

An illustration of the prefabrication process from factory to site

Two Approaches, One Goal:

When it comes to prefab homes, there are two main approaches: predesigned standard models and bespoke designs. The adventure begins with your vision, whether you choose an existing model or collaborate with a prefab company to create a tailor-made home. With the aid of state-of-the-art computer-aided design (CAD) software, every detail is carefully planned and executed.

Putting It All Together:

Now, imagine a team of skilled craftsmen, working in perfect harmony, bringing your dream home to life. On-site, the modules are expertly assembled, fitting together like puzzle pieces. From a few hours for prebuilt structures to a few days or weeks for more intricate designs, the magic unfolds before your eyes.

The Allure of Prefab Homes:

So, what makes prefab homes so irresistible? Let's unveil their secret charms:

  1. Affordability: Prefabricated housing offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional construction. Streamlined manufacturing processes and reduced labor costs make your dream home more attainable without sacrificing quality.

  2. Time-Saving Marvels: Wave goodbye to the lengthy construction timelines of traditional methods. Prefab homes are built with efficiency in mind, allowing you to move in sooner and start enjoying your new space in record time.

  3. Embracing Sustainability: Prefabricated construction champions sustainability. With resource-efficient manufacturing and the integration of renewable energy systems, prefab homes are eco-friendly and help minimize your carbon footprint.

  4. Customization Delights: Embrace your inner architect as prefab homes offer a world of customization possibilities. From flexible layouts to a range of materials and finishes, your home can be tailored to reflect your unique style and preferences.

Shelta Space: Your Partner in Prefab Dreams:

At Shelta Space, we understand the complexities of traditional construction and the allure of prefab homes. Our pre-designed models, including the Shelta Cabin, Shelta Camper, and Shelta Family, offer a perfect balance of convenience and customization. Each model has been thoughtfully crafted to cater to different lifestyles, combining functionality with aesthetics. Learn more about our standard models here

But don't worry, we haven't forgotten your desire for personalization. We offer customization options to transform your prefab home into a true reflection of your individuality. Our team is ready to collaborate with you, ensuring your dream home becomes a reality. Book a free 30 minute initial consultation with our design team to Design and build a custom prefab home, office and/or other structures with our prefab building technology to cater to your individual needs.


Prefabricated housing has revolutionized the construction industry, offering efficient, cost-effective, and customizable solutions for homeowners. As you embark on your journey to build your dream home, let Shelta Space be your trusted partner. Together, we can turn your vision into a tangible, beautiful reality.

Shelta Space Prefab Cabin
A Shelta Cabin used by Suntaa Beach Boxx as one of their private beachfront rental units at Langma Beach, near Kokrobite in Accra, Ghana.
Shelta Space Prefab Family Model Customized
A customised Shelta Family unit used as a holiday home for a young family of 5 located at Sepaase, a suburb of Kumasi, Ghana
Shelta Space Prefab Family Customized
A customized Shelta Family unit used as a holiday home for a young family of 5 located at Sepaase, a suburb of Kumasi, Ghana
Shelta Space Off-grid Custom Home
A custom built Shelta Space 3 bedroom offgrid remote residence for a writer and artist on the hills of Aburi, near Accra, Ghana

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