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A small house full of comfort: you can't miss!

What may seem at first to be pretty basic is actually smart design downplayed and made to look modest. You will see what we mean when we take a look …

Interior Design

Fold-up kitchen perfect for tiny dwellings

Not everyone needs a gourmet kitchen to be happy, and as more and more people decide to downsize, Dizzconcept thinks they have the perfect solution …

Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

Plat of land, plop down a Honomobo. It's what I keep telling my girlfriend when we talk about trading in her condo for a house. See, like the …

Try the minimalist lifestyle at this tiny-house resort in Oregon

If you are not sure that the micro-home lifestyle is for you, a stay of a few nights in one of the five tiny houses available at Mt. Hood Tiny House …

Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab

When it comes to building sustainably, it requires more than slapping a solar array on a house. Cubicco—a Dutch prefab company that opened an office and a manufacturing facility in Miami, Florida, in August 2013—takes a holistic approach to responsible residential architecture. "We ought to …

Shipping Container Design for Disaster Relief

Abandoned shipping containers present a viable answer to the lack of housing for displaced populations rendered homeless after natural catastrophes.” …

Tiny House Movement

Sell Your Crap, Pay Off Your Debt, And Do What You Love! This Makes It All Possible!

There’s something strange happening around the globe… but it’s awesome!<p>Lifestyles and needs are changing, and consequently, our houses are shrinking. …

Is bigger always better? Meet the 'tiny house movement'

While most people think bigger is better, an increasing number of people are embracing what is called the "Tiny House Movement," a trend where people are downsizing their living spaces.<p>"What we realized is that living with the least, we're gaining the most," Gabriella Morrison told NBC's Craig …

Houses

Tiny Idea House in a Shipping Container

Cargotecture c192 Nomad, shown in these renderings, has been selected as the 2011 <i>Sunset</i> Idea House, according to information posted online by …

This $10k tiny house can be built with a hex key in less than a day

Cheap Chinese goods are a bit of a joke in America, but when a company manages to produce an entire house with the affordable price of just $10,000, …

For Some Seniors, Tiny Houses Are The New RV

Picture this: a caravan of gypsy Grannies and Gramps cruising down Route 66, watering the planter boxes and waving from windows at passersby as they …

Tiny House Movement

Small And Compact Kitchens – Just What Tiny Apartments Need

Few things can be more annoying than living in a small place that has a tiny kitchen. Actually, a small kitchen isn’t necessarily an issue as long as …

Renovations

Cover's $50k algorithmic tiny houses are 80% more efficient than conventional homes

A California-based tech company is looking to bring tiny homes to the masses by streamlining the construction process with the help of computer …

Design

Shipping container hotel offers eco-friendly getaway for surfing nomads

Simple housing for up to 13 people<p>This eco-friendly shipping container hotel near Litomerice, Czech Republic, is the perfect getaway for nomads looking for a little surfing action. Containhotel, designed by Prague and Vienna-based Artikul Architects, is a seasonal, mobile hotel set on a surfing …

Hotels

Best Shipping Container Homes of 2016

We’ve been giving a lot of love lately to Tiny Houses on Wheels during our recap of our favorite tiny homes of 2016, so here’s a post dedicated to …

Tiny House Movement

See inside this tiny home designed by renowned Mountain Brook architect

Mountain Brook-based architect Jeffrey Dungan is known for the clean and modern houses he has designed across the United States.<p>These homes are …

Architecture

How high-tech Kasita microhomes could revolutionize homeownership

1/8<p>Kasita micro home<p>America’s affordable housing crisis is squeezing people out of cities, but one Harvard researcher believes he’s developed a …

Genius Kitchens: Space Saving Details for Small Kitchens

Kitchen storage space is always at a premium, and this is especially true in small kitchens. But fortunately, having a kitchen with a small footprint …

Renovations

Use a Pegboard as an Herb Garden

Those of you with a green thumb know that growing an herb garden in the kitchen can be tricky — especially if space is limited. Put a few pots on …

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Imagine a world where you don't stumble over 10 pairs of shoes crowding your front door or frantically search for a single document hidden beneath 30 …

Personal Finance

A Tiny Show-Stopping Cabin Two Architects Built for $15,000

When a father/son architect team got together to design a tiny, sustainable shelter in the Wisconsin woods, the design they came up with wasn't just …

Architecture

Way Out There: Travel the World in this Tiny Nomadic Home

Sign In to Architizer<p>Or use your email. The new Architizer recognizes addresses and passwords from the original platform.<p>Don't have an account yet? Join us!<p>Signing in…<p>Signing in…<p>Signing out…<p>Join Architizer<p>By creating an account on Architizer, you agree to our Terms of Use and our Privacy …

Architecture

À la Carte Kitchen Components, Tiny Apartment Edition

Hipster Tokyo real estate company R-Real Estate specializes in “old but attractive edgy spaces.” After consulting in the design of countless …

All-in-one furniture cube is perfect for micro apartments

It includes a bed, a walk-in closet, and additional kitchen counter space<p>Nils Holger Moormann, the German-based designer behind this tricked-out Volkswagen van-cum-mobile-home, has designed another small-space solution, this time an all-in-one furniture cube for people living in micro …

This Petite Cottage Will Totally Sell You On Downsizing

The interior is effortlessly glowing — and anything but claustrophobic.<p>If there was ever a place that proved that small-space living doesn't need to …

10 Best Modular Tiny House Designs

Do you want a home designed and built by the pros, with the cost savings of a DIY project? Sounds impossible, right? Not with modular home …

Prefab Homes

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Architecture

Options For Going Off The Grid: Harnessing Wind, Solar And Hydro Power

With rising inflation and increasing prices on all utilities, it’s no wonder that many Americans today are looking for ways to cut costs wherever …

Smart IKEA Hacks That Solve (At Least) Two Pesky Problems at Once

Those Swedes are pretty clever with their stylish designs and flat-pack furniture, but we U.S. residents have a few tricks up our sleeves as well. We …