Spacious tiny house goes big on home comforts

Canada’s Minimaliste iterates on its popular Ébène model once again with the recently completed Ébène V4. It offers a relatively roomy interior layout with some home comforts not always associated with a tiny house, like a bathroom with a tub and large… Continue reading Spacious tiny house goes big on home comforts

Couple takes up residence in boulder-shaped 3D-printed home

3D-printed construction has moved into the mainstream lately with recent projects like the luxury Texas development and affordable housing in Mexico. Another example of the efficacy of the cutting-edge building technique comes from the Netherlands with… Continue reading Couple takes up residence in boulder-shaped 3D-printed home

Extra-wide tiny house has spacious apartment-like interior

As its name suggests, Minimaliste’s Magnolia V7 is the seventh iteration of the Canadian firm’s popular Magnolia tiny house. This particular model is very long at 38.5 ft (11.7 m), and also has an increased width of 10.5 ft (3.2 m), providing a spaciou… Continue reading Extra-wide tiny house has spacious apartment-like interior

Remarkable circular home merges seamlessly with Polish forest

Envisioned by Przemysław Olczyk Mobius Architekci as a section of tree trunk, the Circle Wood is an unusual circular home situated within a forest clearing in Poland. The residence takes its place remarkably well among the trees and hosts a private gar… Continue reading Remarkable circular home merges seamlessly with Polish forest

KWK Promes fits a luxury house around a mature garden

Many residential projects begin, logically enough, by designing the house and then adding the garden afterwards. KWK Promes’ “From the Garden House” involved a different approach – it started with a fully developed landscaped garden, with the house the… Continue reading KWK Promes fits a luxury house around a mature garden

Tree-filled home stays cool in Hanoi – no air conditioning required

VTN Architects continues its ongoing efforts to add greenery infused architecture to urban Vietnam with the recently completed Bat Trang House. Serving as home and workplace to a family of seven, the tree- and plant-filled residence is defined by a cer… Continue reading Tree-filled home stays cool in Hanoi – no air conditioning required

Five people and a cat can squeeze into this compact tiny house

French firm Baluchon always manages to squeeze a lot of living space into its tiny houses, but its latest model can somehow sleep an impressive five people – plus a cat – in a home measuring just 6 m (19.6 ft) in length. The compact dwelling also featu… Continue reading Five people and a cat can squeeze into this compact tiny house

Compact tiny house puts a new spin on homework with loft-based office

New Zealand’s Build Tiny has a knack for maximizing available floorspace in its compact builds and this is the case with its latest model too. Named the Wai-Iti Tiny House, it measures just 8 m (26 ft) in length, but the firm managed to shoehorn in a w… Continue reading Compact tiny house puts a new spin on homework with loft-based office

USA’s first 3D-printed homes hit the market for $450k

3D-printed architecture moves from niche hobbyist proposition to serious housing solution with a groundbreaking new project that’s nearing completion in Austin, Texas. Hailed by 3D printing firm Icon as the USA’s first 3D-printed homes, they are now av… Continue reading USA’s first 3D-printed homes hit the market for $450k