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By SSozon | Designs and ideas for small houses
Remember when you were a kid and you'd knock on walls trying to uncover hidden staircases? Of course you do. These six homes make good on that childhood dream with carefully-concealed private spaces.
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The Bullitt Center, designed by The Miller Hull Partnership, is an office building in Seattle that is also the largest certified Living Building. The …Architecture
At Salone del Mobile, Clei unveiled the Box Kitchen, an unfolding unit that's made for small space dwellers.
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It's the man cave you always wanted.
This isn't a Lincoln Logs-style cabin. It's made from locally-sourced and sustainable materials with a look that blends modern and classic together impeccably.
When it comes to a pool deck or patio, less is always more. It's easy to love how they ditched the …Furniture
Published on April 10th, 2015 | by Stephen Hanley
Energy Efficient Homes Result From Prefabrication
Energy efficient homes from Volula, an architect …Sustainable Design
[Image: "RAM House" by Space Caviar].
An interesting new project by Space Caviar asks, "Does your home have an airplane mode?"
Exploring what it could …Architecture
Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.
The Swedish building code includes a unique provision that allows owners to build small, 25-square-meter (roughly 270 square feet) structures without much oversight, as long as they …Architecture
A restored 1930s apartment in Barcelona is a minimal masterpiece.
When Barcelona architect Adrian Elizalde embarked on a renovation project for his family’s recently purchased apartment near the Sagrada Familia in the Eixample district, he quickly realized he was walking on ground that had already …Tiles
In New York City, minuscule studios and cramped family apartments abound. In these examples, homeowners found clever solutions to less-than-ideal square footage, carving out surprisingly luxurious digs in the most unlikely spaces.New York
Location: 10080 Borgiallo Turin, Italy
Area: 180.0 sqm
Photographs: L. Bartoli, G. Leo From the architect. The …
Location: Ogaki, Gifu, Japan
Area: 69.0 sqm
Photographs: Masaki Yokoyama From the architect. 69.2 sqm is the total floor area of …
Architects: Moca Architects
Location: Nara, Nara, Japan
Architect In Charge: Kanako Momma, Shinya Furukawa
Structural Design: Manabu Ueda
Area: 63.0 sqm
Rising at 1,5 meters above the ground, this 185 sq.m. minimalist prefab modular house (California) capturing the beautiful views of the surrounding …
Unsurprisingly, many new homes in San Francisco address issues of providing adequate living space in a dense urban environment — while capitalizing on the Bay Area's beguiling geography. That means multi-storied, slender homes and condos that make use of extensive glazing to provide a sense of …
Looking to decompress from their busy lives, people are increasingly seeking sanctuary in treehouses.Treehouses
Get ready to fall madly in love with the architectural gems featured in the new book, Midcentury Houses Today. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.
Location: Bergweg 17, 4201, Austria
Area: 150.0 sqm
Photographs: Dietmar Hammerschmid From the architect. This house, which is …
Resins. Metals. Ice cream. Wood. The kinds of materials we’ve been able to stuff into a 3D printer and extrude to form actually useful products and structures is steadily growing, presenting exciting new prospects for experimental architecture. Looking for a low-cost solution for a global housing …
If there's one thing better than having a dishwasher in your kitchen, it's having access to a washer and dryer from the comfort of your very own home. But just because you have the appliances doesn't always mean you have the ideal setup. Maybe your laundry room's a little lackluster -- or maybe …
Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
In 2009, Cory and Kerry Watts approached Dake-Wells Architecture to redesign the offices of their company, KLF Architectural Systems, a Springfield, Missouri-based supplier of aluminum curtain-wall systems. …
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
A small space wedged between homes in Okazaki, in South Central Japan, the plot was narrower than some inner-city alleys. But when architect Katsutoshi Sasaki was presented with the challenge of carving out a home …JAXA