Apartment building being printed by “fastest 3D construction printer”

3D printing is a very exciting area of architecture at the moment, with new advancements seemingly announced every few months. Following news of an entire 3D-printed community and a 3D-printed two-story home, a three-story apartment building is now bei… Continue reading Apartment building being printed by “fastest 3D construction printer”

Compact tiny house for two puts the focus on the view

Being a French tiny house and subject to strict towing laws, the Ala Köl measures just 6 m (19.6 ft) in length. Such a small space is bound to feel a little cramped inside for two people living in it full time, so to try and mitigate this, Baluchon has… Continue reading Compact tiny house for two puts the focus on the view

Feline-friendly tiny house lets owners live and work off the grid

Charmingly named Cyril the Tiny House in honor of the owner’s grandfather, Build Tiny’s latest towable dwelling provides a home office and a few feline-friendly additions. It also runs fully off the grid with a solar panel and battery setup.Continue Re… Continue reading Feline-friendly tiny house lets owners live and work off the grid

Rare out-of-this-world Futuro house lands on New Zealand marketplace

The Futuro is an exceedingly rare UFO-like home that has gained cult status since its construction back in the 1960s. If you’ve always wanted to live in a proto-tiny house that looks like something from The Jetsons, you may be in luck as a model has co… Continue reading Rare out-of-this-world Futuro house lands on New Zealand marketplace

Ikea collaborates with Escape to design custom off-grid tiny house

Furniture giant Ikea has joined forces with tiny house firm Escape to produce a one-off tiny house on wheels. Appropriately named the Ikea Tiny Home Project, the 187-sq-ft (17-sq-m) model is filled with Ikea products and can run off-the-grid thanks to … Continue reading Ikea collaborates with Escape to design custom off-grid tiny house

The Ground Beneath Your Feet: SuperAdobe Construction

Homes in different parts of the world used to look different from each other out of necessity, built to optimize for the challenges and benefits of local climate. When residential climate control systems became commonplace that changed. Where a home in tropical south Florida once required very different building methods …read more

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Fun-filled Union House is child’s play

A slide, nets, a climbing wall, and a hidden entrance: it sounds like the description of a kid’s playground, but it’s actually the latest residential project by Austin Maynard Architects. The Australian firm was hired to demolish an aging family house … Continue reading Fun-filled Union House is child’s play

Compact French tiny house goes big on light and views

With the compromises required to meet the country’s strict towing laws, French tiny houses are a tough sell for all but the most dedicated downsizers. However, this contemporary tiny house by Baluchon is one of the more practical examples from that par… Continue reading Compact French tiny house goes big on light and views

Aston Martin revs up for $7.7 million luxury home

After dipping its toe into architectural design with a residential condo, British luxury carmaker Aston Martin announced its plan to build dream homes for car connoisseurs with its Automotive Galleries and Lairs series. The upcoming Sylvan Rock is the … Continue reading Aston Martin revs up for $7.7 million luxury home

Bay Tree Tiny House is made for weekends at the beach

Though pictured here in a drab industrial unit, the Bay Tree Tiny House will be situated on an isolated New Zealand beach with spectacular scenery. In response, Build Tiny created a light and airy beach house on wheels with glazing situated to maximize… Continue reading Bay Tree Tiny House is made for weekends at the beach