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By Ron | A roundup of small homes, huts, cottages, retreats and houseboats in beautiful places as featured in international architectural and design magazines.

A Contemporary Cottage In The Dutch Countryside

Zecc Architects, together with interior designer Roel Norel, have designed a small contemporary cottage in a rural area north of Utrecht in The …


Albert Frey House II in Palm Springs.

If I was supremely talented, in possession of a spectacular site in the hills above a resort town, armed with a Bunnings power pass, and in command …

studio zero85 elevates trabocco beach house above the italian coastline

this private dwelling in pescara is suspended above the beach, providing expansive views out to sea.The post studio zero85 elevates trabocco beach …

Beach Houses

Island Dwelling / O’Neill Architecture

Architects: O’Neill Architecture
Location: Inis Oirr Primary Care Centre, Inisheer Airport (INQ), Inisheer, Co. Galway, Ireland
Architect In Charge: Patti


A Small Weekend House In The Hills

Architect David Jay Weiner designed this home, as a response to a client’s desire to build a small weekend house in Rensselaer County, New York, with …

reiulf ramstad’s V-lodge serves as a timber retreat in norway

the cabin has been designed to provide comfortable year-round living accommodation for a family of five.The post reiulf ramstad’s V-lodge serves as a …

Dining Rooms

Dit rustieke huis in Noorwegen heeft een rauw randje

Af en toe dromen we helemaal weg bij de gedachte aan een huisje in de prachtige, besneeuwde bergen van Noorwegen. Zo een waarvan je het zelfs warm …

hammerschmid, pachl, seebacher constructs wooden pond house

the small house with a floor area of 50 square meters has been integrated into an existing garden with a swimming pond.The post hammerschmid, pachl, …


Holiday House by Bloem and Lemstra Architects

Bloem and Lemstra Architects have designed a small holiday house on the Dutch island ‘Vlieland’.From the architectsThe owner wanted a weekend house …


Weekend Cabin: Slavik, Sweden

A cabin has far more meaning than just a building when both its owners and the designer have deep connections to its location. Stockholm architect …



A 160 square feet modular home

Hudson Woods

Living in NYC is great. Being isolated from nature isn't. Get the best of both worlds with a cabin in Hudson Woods. This 131-acre, architect-driven …

A Shed of One’s Own: An Exploration of Architectural Sheds and Writer’s Bothies

As part of the Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia festival, The Building Centre is examining the space Dylan Thomas and other writers depend on to create …


Harbert Cottage by Searl Lamaster Howe Architects

University Students Design New Cavco Park Model

POMONA, Calif. — Students at California State PolyTechnique University in Pomona have developed a new cabin design that has gotten the attention of …


Villa Kallioniemi / K2S Architects

Architects: K2S Architects
Location: Lepäinen, Uusikaupunki, Finland
Area: 97.0 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Marko Huttunen From the architect. A family from …


Weekend Cabin: Tisvildeleje , Denmark

Are Americans too iconoclastic for pre-fab, except in double wide trailer parks? Is it just a European thing? If so, too bad. Not only are …


Square Foot Shortage Studio

As you could imagine this off-grid/tiny’ move toward sustainability has put us through some tumultuous moments. But then somehow it passes and a …

Vina’s Tiny House

An off-grid tiny house with attached outdoor living area.

Arthur Andersson on Timeless Materials & Building “Ruins”

Material Minds, presented by ArchDaily Materials, is our new series of short interviews with architects, designers, scientists, and others who use

Structural Engineering

Grand Shepherd Hut

A shepherds hut without the sheep.

sheri koones features energy-efficient + sustainable homes in prefabulous world

the book showcases the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build energy-efficient homes.The post sheri koones features …


TYIN tegnestue architects save norway’s landscape with lyset paa lista

the student-built project creates a 60 meter long look-out path aimed at exposing the rugged scenic landscape to potential investors and visitors.The …


graypants glowing garage looks over puget sound

a post world war II garage is restored to a new function while preserving key parts of the existing architecture that helps to create a narrative …