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Small House Plans Under 1000 sq ft Reveal Their Secrets

One of the cool things about living in a house as opposed to an apartment is the fact that the floor plan is more flexible and you can basically …

Architecture

A small community of 3D-printed concrete houses is coming to the Netherlands

<b>(CNN) —</b> Living in a community of 3D-printed homes will soon be reality in the Dutch city of Eindhoven.<p>In what is considered a world first, a single-floor, three-room house made of 3D-printed concrete will be ready for occupation in 2019. More than 20 people have already registered their interest in …

Architecture

Find your zen in this tiny cabin tucked into New Zealand's idyllic landscape

Located just outside Kawarau Falls near Queenstown, New Zealand, a tiny cabin conceals a truly luxurious and light-filled interior with a striking, …

This tiny cabin on the Greece-Turkey border generates 100% of its own energy

Istanbul-based studio SO? Architecture & Ideas has completed a tiny off-grid cabin perfect for reconnecting with the outdoors. Located in a village …

A cluster of wooden cabins create a serene weekend retreat in Norway

Norwegian firm Stinessen Arkitektur built this cluster of wooden cabins that peer out over the picturesque fjords of Norway. The weekend retreat is …

One9: Nine-Story Prefab Apartment Tower was Installed in Just Five Days

Prefab technology is revolutionizing the way we build our homes, one stackable Lego-like module at a time. Australian construction company Hickory …

Marriott turns to prefabricated rooms for quicker hotel construction

To speed hotel construction, Marriott International is increasingly using prefabricated rooms that can be stacked like shoe boxes with a crane.<p>The Maryland-based hotel company — the world's largest lodging business — plans to sign deals for 50 hotel construction projects in 2017 that will use …

Hospitality

This prefab movable house can be assembled anywhere

On the go? Not a problem. This movable, prefab house from Swiss studio Rahbaran Hürzeler Architekten can be built and installed almost anywhere. The …

This Impressive 3D-Printed House Has the Most Extra Kitchen

The feats accomplished with 3D printing just get more impressive by the minute. The latest mind-blowing project is this 3D-printed house which a …

This Furniture Is Actually a Tiny Kitchen in Disguise

The trend of tiny living is well, huge. Whether it's municipalities looking to solve affordable housing crises, or individuals looking to live a …

Tiny house on wheels takes minimalist living to the next level

Having grown up in a tiny room in his family’s home in Pesaro, Italy, 27-year-old architect Leonardo Di Chiara is used to living a minimalist …

Whimsical tiny house is a masterpiece of craftsmanship

It was recently featured on HGTV’s Tiny House Big Living<p>Just when you think you’ve seen the most peculiar tiny house, another one appears to surprise you. This double-decker tiny home was built around the family’s most prized possession: an heirloom whiskey still. Hidden within a copper-topped …

6 Modern Modular Homes We Love in Colorado

From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>Boasting a thrilling topography that ranges from deep canyons to alpine mountains, and arid plains to rolling dunes, the state of Colorado offers an equally broad variety of modern, …

Father and son build this minimalist, energy-efficient family cabin (Video)

What does it take to build a small, sustainable home close to nature? For William and Daniel Yudchitz -- father and son and both architects -- that …

The Treebox is an amazing modern home set high up in the treetops

This gorgeous wooden home in Texas captures the experience of living high up in the treetops. Designed by Wernerfield, the PH2 Treebox is raised …

Architecture

6 Smarter Ways to Store Silverware in a Small Kitchen

Unless you only eat with your hands, you have silverware. And unless you're a super minimalist who has only one set of cutlery and enjoys …

This 320-Square-Foot Tiny House Packs in a Ton of Style

At the beginning of the year, Zillow compiled a list of US cities with the worst housing shortage crises, which predictably included the Los Angeles …

Hong Kong housing prices continue to soar

Human Rights advocacy groups say more than a quarter of a million people in Hong Kong live in illegal structures or squalid conditions, and every year that number rises by 20 percent.<p>Hong Kong has one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world.<p>But as property prices keep on soaring, …

These Modern Finnish Cabins Are Actually Prefab Homes

If you're a fan of flexible, affordable upgrades to your current property — like the idea of adding a tiny home or ADU to the backyard — then you're …

Scottish home built on a tight budget oozes cool utilitarian vibes

When Rural Design Architects was approached by clients looking for a self-build on a very tight budget, the local firm knew they’d have to get …

Plus Hus

Whether it's an office, guest house, or a new abode, Plus Hus gives you 320 square feet to do with what you like. The simple rectangular structure is …

Micro apartments in concrete pipes designed to ease Hong Kong's housing crisis

Hong Kong studio James Law Cybertecture has developed a prototype for low-cost, stackable micro homes in concrete pipes, which could slot into gaps …

Oh My Pod: Check Out These Tiny Homes in Tubes

We've seen our fair share of eclectic living spaces, but Hong Kong is home to perhaps one of the most non-traditional dwellings ever, which prove …

Prefabricated and mobile components combine to form The People's Station cultural centre

People's Architecture Office has completed a modular cultural centre in the Chinese city of Yantai, featuring a prefabricated metal structure and …

China

This Tiny Apartment Has a Clever (& Hidden) Bedroom Solution

(Image credit: Maíra Acayaba for Estúdio BRA)<p>Estúdio BRA, the designers of this apartment in Sao Paolo, were faced with a classic small-space …

Garden House / Caspar Schols

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Introduction: This is a dynamic garden house which I built at my parental house. The idea is that the …

Phoenix Cabin

After the original structure was destroyed in a forest fire, the Phoenix Cabin rose from its ashes as a modern new retreat. The galvanized metal …

Architecture

Kleines Haus zum kleinen Preis: 50 m² für 40.000 €

Flexibel, preisgünstig, individuell – modulare Fertighäuser bieten Bauherren ungeahnte Möglichkeiten beim Verwirklichen ihres ganz persönlichen …

Zuhause

Nilsson Pflugfelder's prefabricated wooden house is designed to maintain owners' privacy

The windows of this house in Cambridge, by architecture office Nilsson Pflugfelder, are carefully positioned and sized to prevent overlooking by …

Outdoor Spaces

Extra-wide modern tiny house comes with a pop-out reading nook

The versatility of today's custom-built tiny homes is one thing that these petite structures have in abundance. One can build them with roof decks, …