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Whether you're building a cabin in the woods that's disconnected from any power or water sources, or just want to reduce your utility bills, going …Natural Resources
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If you …Furniture
Those on a quest to rethink small-space living build tiny houses, install pop-up rentals on vacant lots, and design portable 10-square-foot …Interior Design
When it comes to stylish urban residences space is often the biggest constraint and many of us often believe that a larger, more lavish home is the …Toronto
This week on Houzz, we saw people living large in small spaces. Tailor-made lifestyles celebrated individuality, whether it was a man who built a …Architecture
Low-cost living doesn’t have to look very pathetic, especially if you have a great imagination and nice tastes for renovating a shipping container. …Containers
Designed to capture and maximize the flows of sunlight, water and air, this prefabricated home feels modern, light and spacious.Australia
It’s no secret that rental prices in New York are amongst the highest in the world: Trying to find an affordable place to call home can feel like you are forever walking in the shoes of Ryan Nethery, creator of infamous Tumblr ‘The Worst Room’.
Now, local firm nArchitects have arrived with a …
Fronted by a floor-to-ceiling double-glazed facade, the self-sufficient Carbon Positive House was designed to maximize solar gain and passive design …Heating
Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.
As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.
Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …
A desk and a chair can fit almost anywhere. These spaces carve out home offices in petite and sometimes unexpected places.Furniture
Mini House is a simple building that takes only 15 square meters to provide you with all your basic living needs. It functions as a weekend resort or …Structural Engineering
Architect Karen Curtiss of Red Dot Studio transformed a one-bedroom into a three-bedroom without increasing space.
Architect Karen Curtiss’s clients gave her only one mandate concerning the renovation of their early 20th-century cottage in San Francisco: convert the one-bedroom into a three-bedroom. …San Francisco
The right window dressing can turn virtually any room into a beautiful space. Here are some examples of deftly deployed drapes and curtains.Interior Design
Finally, "small is beautiful" is having its moment...
German architect Han Slawik created his Homebox design based on the shipping container building model, taking into consideration the ease of …
It takes a lot of clever design and cutting edge tech to survive at -40°. Here's how Laird Herbert does it.House Design
Winter gardeners, take note. You don't need a grand greenhouse to garden year round. A cold frame—which is essentially a warming hut for seeds and seedlings—can fend off frost to extend your growing season through the iciest months. Easy, economical, and space efficient, a cold frame deserves space …Gardening
To celebrate 2014, we're rounding up the homes that were most popular on Dwell.com this year. Take a look at readers' favorite green residences, from an off-the-grid cabin near the Ozarks to an efficient home in Chicago.Green Living
Life in a can is not supposed to be a good thing ... but that notion doesn’t seem so bad if said "can" was built by the luxury trashcan manufacturers at Vipp. This month, the Danish brand unveiled Shelter, which at 590 square feet is its biggest can to date.
To be fair, Shelter is not actually a can …Solitude
Today we will show you the minimalistic Fujigaoka M apartment in Fujigaoka, Japan, a project by Sinato. The architects made a renovation of a unit in …Architecture
We obviously spend countless hours here at Decoist drooling over the latest renovation projects, amazing villas and expansive homes and design …Housing
Shipping container architecture is a great way to build a sustainable home, but many architects and homeowners are also going a step further, and …Shipping
Students at Vermont's Green Mountain College Renewable Energy and Ecological Design class have produced an off-grid, pod-shaped, tiny house that's …
Just because your house is small doesn’t mean you can’t live large.
Keep your window-to-wall ratio high.
Large panes of glass really open up this 136 sq ft DIY Colorado Mountain Home. Bonus: Tucked under the built in desk are two stools that double as storage.
Install floor to ceiling bookshelves.