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Movable Wall Reveals An Additional Room In Compact 390-Square-Foot NYC Apartment

Tucked away in a 1920s co-op building located in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan is this 390-square-foot apartment that received a …

Architecture

Guerilla Furniture Design

Hide and Seek - The Architecture of Cabins and Hide-Outs

It’s weekend so its time to head outdoors, to the cabin. Got none? Hide and Seek - The Architecture of Cabins and Hide-Outs will give you plenty of …

Architecture

Finally, Office Furniture for the Laptop Workforce

Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.

When Spencer Staley started GoodMod—now a multidisciplinary design and fabrication studio, furniture repair outfit, and retailer—in 2002, he was operating from an antique mall, …

Furniture

F.Dome.30 – Self-Assembling Geodesic Dome Kit

300 square feet of space allows you to create a cozy lounge outside, but the F30 is still small enough to fit in a small garden. It’s also handy to assemble and can be moved around with little effort. Or, why not go for the full-transparent cover and make it into a perfect greenhouse?

Greenhouses

These Modular Seats Can Be Infinitely Rearranged

Matali Crasset's light, hand-held blocks let you rearrange your living room every day without getting a hernia.

What if rearranging your furniture were (almost) as easy as changing your clothes? The Self-Made Seat, a modular seating system by French designer Matali Crasset, is designed to be …

Furniture

La casa de 7m² más cómoda del mundo

Estamos presenciando un leve cambio en la tendencia cuando se trata de viviendas y del tamaño de estas. El enfoque actual es ir por un diseño

5 Tiny Family Homes

You might be able to survive comfortably in a small space—but what about room for the whole family? These petite spaces are built for more than one.

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Architecture

Cilindro estufa para supervivencia

Like the Haitian earthquake of 2010, last year's Japanese tsunami disaster spurred designers to re-think what an effective, life-saving response …

Earthquakes

Details & Diagrams: $1,000 IKEA Flat-Pack Refugee Shelter

Article by Urbanist, filed under Houses & Residential in the Architecture category.

Emergency shelters are designed to be short-term solutions, and …

IKEA

Two if by Sea: DIY Cargo Shipping Container Home on Stilts

“One if by land, two if by sea” goes the poem of Paul Revere – but not in reference to a pair of sea-shipping containers radically converted into a …

DIY

150 Best Mini Interior Ideas

Featuring interiors that exemplify the beauty and simplicity of small-space design, 150 Best Mini Interior Ideas is the latest volume in the …

Contemporary Red Shipping Container Home With Glazed Door

Labeled in shipping container home design, shipping container home builders, shipping container homes this Contemporary Red Shipping Container Home

Shipping

Architecture Photograph: Eccentric Shipping Container House With Brown Paint Wall Feat The Wooden Material Which Has The Wide Door, modern interior design, metal fence, balconies

Eccentric Shipping Container House With Brown Paint Wall Feat The Wooden Material Which Has The Wide Door

Home » Architecture » Enchanting Shipping …

Architecture

14 Off-Grid Projects to Cut Your Energy and Water Usage

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

Modern Functional Space-Saving Furniture Collection - Design Milk

The following post is brought to you by NYFU. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.

If you …

Furniture

This Prefab Cube Shrinks an Entire House Into One Tiny Structure

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

Modern Garden House in Toronto Makes Smart Use of Limited Space

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

You Said It

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 …

Low-Cost Living At Its Finest, Your Jaws Will Drop To The Floor - shares

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. …

Prefab Australian home produces more energy than it uses

Designed to capture and maximize the flows of sunlight, water and air, this prefabricated home feels modern, light and spacious.

Australia

Mini-Metropolis: Charting the Construction of NYC's First Modular Micro-Apartments

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 …

New York

Australias first carbon-positive prefab house produces more energy than it consumes

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

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

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 …

5 Tiny Home Offices

A desk and a chair can fit almost anywhere. These spaces carve out home offices in petite and sometimes unexpected places.

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Furniture

Mini House : Modular Structured House with Modern Scandinavian Design

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 …

Architecture