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Casa Montaña

Built in Madrid in under four months and assembled in just five hours, Casa Montaña is a one-off prefab wonder. Its design, by Studio Baragaño, was …

Design

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …

Cabins

Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale

London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.<p>By taking construction into their own hands and using locally-sourced materials, the team kept within the relatively tight budget of £25,000 ($32,872).<p>Simple yet elegant, De Rosee Sa’s …

Charming tiny house comes with a greenhouse and porch

But does having a second trailer for those amenities become antithetical to the tiny living movement?<p>If a love of gardening and porch swings was the only thing keeping you from embracing the tiny house lifestyle, you’re in luck. A new model from Olive Nest Tiny Homes—The Elsa—comes outfitted with a</i> …

Houses

Saint-Laurent Apartment

The Saint-Laurent apartment is located in Montreal’s Mile End district, the heart of the city’s vibrant arts scene. Both the apartment and furniture were designed by Atelier Barda. The architectural firm was given the mandate to redesign this 1150 sq. ft. space, which serves as accommodation for …

Interior Design

living in nature: creatives call cabins home for 72 hours in sweden

<b>the ’72 hour cabin’, launched by ‘visit sweden’ in collaboration with west sweden tourist board, aims to discover the effects of living ‘close to</b> …

Cabins

This prefab tiny house is simplicity at its most chic

It comes fully furnished, down to the cooking utensils<p>There are many traditional architectural elements that tiny homes can skimp on, but natural light isn’t one of them. Thankfully, the gorgeous Ark Shelter offers an abundance of windows cut into its inky black facades. Floor-to-ceiling glass on …

Cabins

Tiny house with private ‘bedroom’ offers minimalist chic

Bright and clean<p>Built by Canadian company Minimaliste Houses, this sleek tiny house on wheels in Québec is perfect for, well, minimalists. Named “Sakura” and first seen on Tiny House Swoon, the design is on the larger side of tiny homes and comes with a rooftop terrace.<p>Inside, everything is …

Houses

This tiny farm house on wheels starts at 63K

If you’re in the market for a tiny house, it doesn’t get much cuter than this. We’ve written before about Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, which …

Houses

Apartement Vazio / AR Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project’s main element is the great sculptural void which connects the three floors of the …

Design

A modern penthouse to take your breath away

The penthouse suite has long been tied to images of opulence, success and luxury. In popular culture and media, all of the most prominent …

Interior Design

Rooftops Twin House H / bergmeisterwolf architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The gabled roof, the rooftop and the roofing of the windows were the central topics of the design. The …

The Prefab Glass Unit That Can Pop Up Anywhere You Want

Prefabricated structures are not exactly news these days so it would take a pretty interesting concept or design for such a project to stand out from …

Design

This Small Apartment Has A Pull-Out Bed That Doubles As A Sofa

Ines Brandao Arquitectura have maximized floor space in this small apartment by creating a pull out bed within the white cabinetry.<p>The bed which can …

Houses

MUJI Is Now Making Tiny Homes for Extremely Minimalist Living

<b>[UPDATE]</b> November 8, 2017 12:00. EST: These minimalist micro-huts are now available to buy exclusively in Japan from MUJI’s official Japanese website.<p>…

Tiny house goes off-grid with big amenities

And a big price tag<p>Aching to get off the grid but can’t bear the thought of giving up a comfortable lifestyle? Well, this tiny home may just be the answer.<p>The Blue Heron is custom built by Canada-based Rewild Homes and is located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. In 250 square feet, the …

Off-grid

This amazing light-filled tiny house packs big style for just $35k

You don’t have to sacrifice style to live a minimal lifestyle. Case in point: this Tiny home may be ultra-compact at just 176-square-feet, but the …

Houses

Apartment conversion features sleek space-saving modules

A former commercial space is now efficient apartments<p>Portuguese firm Waataa Architects transformed a space that was previously used for commercial purposes into efficient, space-saving studio apartments by installing two modules that form the kitchen and a sleep area.<p>Essentially a white container, …

Lofts

Nordic Noir: 7 Scandinavian Homes Enveloped in Black

Scandinavian architecture finds beauty in simple, functional spaces. Through clean lines, angular structures and minimalist principles, well-executed Scandinavian homes employ acute design to make daily life increasingly comfortable and uncomplicated. Enveloped in black — a deliberate shade both …

Escape One Tiny House

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Home<br>• Luxury<p>The Escape One is built by a company with over 25 years of experience designing high-end tiny houses …

322 sq. ft. transformer apartment has folding walls & underfloor closet

In the hopes of making a dent in the growing affordable housing crisis, micro-apartments are now popping up in North American metropolises like New …

Houses

High House / DELORDINAIRE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> For the ‘High House’, DELORDINAIRE plays with the limit between interior and exterior, inviting people …

Design

New tiny house is a calming blank slate

The latest from the tiny house masters at Escape<p>Wisconsin-based purveyor of covetable tiny homes, Escape, has released another one of its mobile units, and this time, raw wood interiors and an exterior of Shou Sugi Ban, the Japanese technique of charred siding, take center stage.<p>Called, simply, …

Houses

This tiny house boasts luxury features and eclectic decor choices

It’ll run you $74,000<p>Advertised as an “Earth and Sky Palace,” this luxurious tiny home packs a punch in just under 200 square feet. The tiny abode, listed for $74,000, offers a master bedroom, dining room, kitchen, and bath—all wrapped in a cedar facade with a “weathered, blue stain custom …

Houses

Go way, way off grid at this amazing tiny house Airbnb in Oaxaca

1/9<p>Casa Tiny in Oaxaca, Mexico<p>The Tiny Casa in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, is an ultra tiny Airbnb cabin perfect for those looking for a completely …

Chilean Folding House allows owners to control the temperature to adapt to the season

The Folding House in Las Cabras, Chile was strategically wrapped with a wooden “flap” to give the owners optimal temperature control throughout the …

Modern rainforest home lives large under a tent roof

A rad solution for a special site<p>It’s a house...It’s a tent...It’s a Tent House! Rising in a rainforest near Australia’s Sunshine Coast, this new family retreat didn’t just don a big tent for looks alone. Indeed, the striking cover creates an expanded living space that offers the best of …

Robert Konieczny uses drawbridge to create ark-like house on a steep Polish hillside

A drawbridge provides access to this angular house perched on a hillside in southern Poland, which architect Robert Konieczny designed to close up …

A Transitionary Kitchen

Let your OCD run wild with the SOUL Kitchen by SVOYA Studio! This modular design is an organizers wet dream. It allows for an open kitchen layout …