Pint-sized tiny house packs in plenty of home comforts

As its name suggests, the recently completed Nicole’s 16 x 8 Tiny Home, by Colorado’s MitchCraft Tiny Homes has a length of just 16 ft (4.8 m) and a width of 8 ft (2.4 m). Despite these size constraints, the firm managed to squeeze in the sort of featu… Continue reading Pint-sized tiny house packs in plenty of home comforts

Shipping containers transformed into attractive light-filled homes

Rakhee Shobhit Design Associates (RSDA) offers an impressive example of shipping-container-based architecture with its Container House. Located on a picturesque plot in rural India, the project involved heavily modifying a collection of shipping contai… Continue reading Shipping containers transformed into attractive light-filled homes

Roam hitches as a camping trailer with the heart of a tiny house

Though some so-called tiny houses nowadays can be almost as large as a traditional home, the Roam is a tiny house that’s actually tiny. The towable dwelling has a length of just 12 ft (3.6 m), but squeezes in a surprising number of features, and can al… Continue reading Roam hitches as a camping trailer with the heart of a tiny house

Abandoned Dutch water tower transformed into luxury apartments

Dutch architectural firm Zecc Architecten has recently converted an abandoned 19th century water tower into a collection of light-filled modern apartments, complete with industrial flair and 360-degree views. Located in the city of Utrecht, Netherlands… Continue reading Abandoned Dutch water tower transformed into luxury apartments

Tiny house maximizes limited space with smart interior layout

With their punishing space constraints, French tiny houses are always going to be a compromise – it’s simply not possible to fit the features found in the huge North American models. Given it only had a length of just 20 ft (6 m) to work with, France’s… Continue reading Tiny house maximizes limited space with smart interior layout

Kitchen maker incorporates offcuts into attractive tiny house build

Finding itself with a steady supply of offcuts, Lithuanian kitchen maker Konga hit upon a clever idea: why not incorporate the surplus material into its own line of prefabricated tiny houses? The result is an attractive non-towable dwelling that can ei… Continue reading Kitchen maker incorporates offcuts into attractive tiny house build

Samsung’s new Odyssey Neo G9 packs two 4K displays into one monitor

With a new year comes a new Consumer Electronics Expo (CES), and a new crop of gadgets. Samsung has now revealed its latest lineup of monitors, headlined by the new Odyssey Neo G9, which packs two 4K displays side-by-side in one ultra-wide, curved moni… Continue reading Samsung’s new Odyssey Neo G9 packs two 4K displays into one monitor

Ice Straw fights plastic problem and keeps drinks cool at the same time

Plastic straws have become the poster child of waste lately, and most alternatives have their own issues. Now, a start-up called The Ice Guys is crowdfunding an intriguing solution that fights the plastic straw boogeyman and keeps your drinks cool at t… Continue reading Ice Straw fights plastic problem and keeps drinks cool at the same time