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This Off-Grid Turkish Cabin Features a Nifty Pulley System

Pulley-operated walls and windows open the door to indoor/outdoor living in this tiny prefab cabin.<p>Istanbul–based architecture firm SO? has recently designed an off-grid prefab cabin to serve as a family retreat for a couple with a young child. Nestled between the border of Turkey, Bulgaria, and …

Off-grid

Midcentury-Inspired Homes in This Texas Community Start in the Low $300Ks

Starlight Village, a new housing community in Leander, Texas, offers eight models that combine midcentury flair with modern convenience.<p>"Inspired by the Space Race and growing up in Air Force base housing, my husband, Michael, and I dreamed up a neighborhood built entirely of midcentury modern …

A London Home With a Nightclub–Inspired Kitchen Is Listed For $2M

Thanks to a recent remodel, this four-bedroom property asking $2,000,000 is filled with natural light and beautiful bespoke elements.<p>A 1940s terraced home on a leafy London street was recently renovated by architecture and interior design firm Hamilton King into a vibrant and contemporary space for …

20th Century

Townhouse in Pfullingen / Bamberg Architektur

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The 4-story residential house is built in a 110 sqm gap between two houses in the center of Pfullingen. …

A Wood Frame Townhouse in Brooklyn That’s Only 20 Feet Wide by BFDO Architects

BFDO Architects renovated the 20th Street House, a 20-foot-wide wood frame townhouse that came with a tiny side yard and front and back extensions. …

Architecture

Saltbox Tiny Home

Birmingham, Alabama<p>Heralding from the New England regions circa the 1600’s- the saltbox has a wonderful heritage that extends back to the beginning of our country. There is a wonderful story about the Queen’s taxation of homes by how many stories they had- so the ingenious colonists kept one story …

Stainless Steel

Hampstead House

Montreal, Quebec, Canada<p>For this house renovation in the Hampstead neighbourhood of Montreal, RobitailleCurtis was hired to assist a young doctor and his family with the modernization of a home that had been owner occupied for more than 40 years. A vintage 1960's property, the existing house was …

Dining Rooms

A 1910 Apartment Transforms Into an Open, Radiant Loft

This minimalist Montreal pad relies on exposed brick and glass partitions to create continuity between spaces.<p>Conceptualized by Canadian designer Anne Sophie Goneau, the elegant, 1,035-square-foot Espace Panet is located on the third floor of a 1910 triplex building in Montreal, Canada. In an …

Interior Design

This Midcentury-Inspired Tiny House Radiates Clever Design

At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>If you fancy both tiny trailers and midcentury design, then the latest addition from The Tiny House Company might just be your dream abode. The Brisbane–based firm has recently released their …

This custom-built tiny house is big on interior design

Washington-based company Handcrafted Movement is making quite the name for itself with custom-made tiny homes. The company’s latest micro dwelling — …

Interior Design

Nordic Charm Blends with Modern Design at the Ion City Hotel in Reykjavik

It hasn’t even been a full month since I visited Iceland and I’m already itching to go again. While my previous hotel had a picture perfect view of …

A Cozy Flat in Odessa Designed for a Student by Fateeva Design

Working with just 17.3-square-meters (approx. 186-square-feet), Fateeva Design created the perfect studio apartment for a student in Odessa, Ukraine. …

8 IKEA Hacks to Bring Your Furniture From Basic to Brilliant

Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add each of these clever IKEA hacks to your list of weekend projects.<p>From affordable prices to sleek, Scandinavian-inspired designs, there's no shortage of reasons for IKEA's predominance in today's homes. While our familiarity with the furniture and home goods …

Furniture

Yun Architecture refurbishes historic Tribeca townhouse

New York studio Yun Architecture has brought a landmarked federal-style townhouse in Manhattan's Tribeca neighbourhood back to life.<p>The Tribeca …

This prefab floating house in Amsterdam was inspired by Japanese tatami rooms

If you’re strolling through Amsterdam and notice a houseboat with a design that doesn’t match the surrounding architecture, you’ve probably found …

25 Totally Not Boring Minimalist Bedrooms

Your bedroom should feel like a personal sanctuary, so it's not surprising many of us like to keep ours simple and clutter-free. And while …

Micro-apartment redesigned like a 'toolbox' in heritage building (Video)

There have been a number of green-minded projects coming out of Melbourne, Australia -- from tall, cross-laminated timber towers to thoughtful …

Micro-apartment has stairs you can sit, store things in & sleep on (Video)

Small spaces can be a fun nut for designers to crack -- whether it's the variety of ideas they might come up with to tackle the issue of storage or …

Union Wharf: A Waterside Home in London Inspired by Canal Boats

Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects and Blue Engineering completed a project in London along Regent’s Canal that included a renovation and an extension …

Atelier_142 / Atelier Wilda

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project consists of the renovation of the old painter Pierre Lemaire's studio (1920-2007), in order …

Sturgis tiny house is built with sturdy & renewable cross-laminated timber (Video)

The tiny house movement has come a long way in the last decade or so, having evolved from its rustic, DIY roots into a flourishing field where we're …

The Nest is a modern tiny house that visitors can rent

Making the deliberate move into a smaller space such as a tiny house can be daunting. So it's no wonder that renting one to try it out first is a …

Airy small apartment renovation adds a loft and new bedroom

Adding an extra loft to increase the space in a small home is a pretty standard strategy that we've seen used in cabins, tiny houses, office sheds …

Swallowtail tiny house hides its stair in the ceiling (Video)

Every inch of space matters in a tiny house; that's why designers might fiddle around and place big things like the stairs either at the back, or …

The Beach Cottage: A 1957 Beach House in Southern California Goes Modern

Surfside Projects set out to turn a 1957 ranch in the coastal city of Encinitas, California, into a fun, environmentally conscious modern home called …

Southern California

A Spanish Architect Converts a Cement Factory Into a Breathtaking Home and Headquarters

With La Fábrica, architect Ricardo Bofill reimagines a ruin from Barcelona’s industrial age.<p>In the mid-1970s, architect Ricardo Bofill transformed the abandoned Sansón Cement Factory, which is five miles outside Barcelona in the village of Sant Just Desvern, into his home and the headquarters for …

Architecture

Gallery: Tiny homes in narrow spaces - a look at the skinny house revolution

How small is too small? Keret House still holds the crown for the world's narrowest living space ever constructed, with an interior width of between …

Hibou House

Toronto, Ontario, Canada<p>Designed for a young family that values connection – both with one another and with their friends and neighbours. This renovation thoughtfully updates an existing traditional 1950’s style home for a more modern lifestyle – one that feels relaxed and comfortable yet easily …

Architecture

This Small Apartment Has A Loft Area For Relaxing Or Storage

Vão arquitetura have renovated a 538 square foot (50m2) apartment in Brazil, that takes advantage of the pitched ceiling height to create a unique …

Two-part tiny house comes with its own mobile porch & greenhouse (Video)

There have been a number of recent examples of tiny home builders thinking a bit more out of the tiny box: such as connecting two tiny houses …