Entrepreneur Steve Glenn inside his modular, 2,500-foot Santa Monica, CA house, which now also doubles as a Plant Prefab show home. Photographs: Brad Torchia

Why Amazon Is Betting You’ll Buy a Million Dollar Prefab Home

Designers have long tried and failed to take modular mainstream. Can this Amazon-backed entrepreneur make prefab more than just a fad?

Ross Ufberg
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13 min readDec 3, 2019

SSteve Glenn is in his sun-drenched, airy, modern 2,500 square foot home blocks away from the Santa Monica beach, reducing his career to a…