Modern, light-filled tiny house doubles down on storage space

Build Tiny was commissioned by a young couple who work on boats and are used to dealing with very small sleeping quarters, so a tiny house will actually be a relative increase in space for them. The New Zealand firm focused on maximizing storage space … Continue reading Modern, light-filled tiny house doubles down on storage space

No-frills tiny house keeps things small and simple

We typically associate Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses with large towable homes like the Pemberley, but the firm’s latest build measures just 14 ft (4.2 m) in length. Named Rhode Island Red, it features a simple interior layout that reflects its compact dim… Continue reading No-frills tiny house keeps things small and simple

Luxury home disappears into rugged Greek landscape

It would be easy to miss the NCaved house among the rugged landscape of Greece’s Serifos island if you weren’t paying attention. Designed by Mold Architects, the home takes its place so well in the rocky hill that it seems to be part of it.Continue Rea… Continue reading Luxury home disappears into rugged Greek landscape

Childhood dream realized as disused water tower becomes family home

Back in 2012, cousins Sven and Lennart de Jong bought a disused water tower for €200,000, with a plan to turn it into their joint full-time home. They then hired RV Architectuur to help make it happen and after spending approximately the same amount of… Continue reading Childhood dream realized as disused water tower becomes family home

20-ft tiny house sleeps two, three with a squeeze

The latest model from French tiny house firm Baluchon measures just 6 m (19.6 ft) long. Despite its compact dimensions (Minimaliste’s Magnolia V6 is almost twice the size, for example), the home can serve as a full-time residence for up to two people a… Continue reading 20-ft tiny house sleeps two, three with a squeeze

Europe’s most sustainable floating village gets striking new addition

Dutch architectural studio i29 has recently completed a striking eco-friendly floating home, as part of the Schoonschip floating village in Amsterdam. The unique floating community was conceived by spatial design studio Space&Matter and boasts a collec… Continue reading Europe’s most sustainable floating village gets striking new addition

Off-grid container-based home is tiny in size and cost

Pin-Up Houses, the Czech firm behind the rather colorful DIY US$10,000 tiny house, recently completed a new model that’s based on a shipping container and cost $21,000 to build. Named Gaia, it offers full off-the-grid functionality with solar panels, a… Continue reading Off-grid container-based home is tiny in size and cost

Remarkable mixed-use home built using bamboo and recycled plastic

Realrich Architecture Workshop (aka RAW Architecture) made expert use of recycled plastic, locally sourced bamboo, and local stone to create a remarkable three-story family home in rural Indonesia. Named Piyandeling, the project also features a series … Continue reading Remarkable mixed-use home built using bamboo and recycled plastic

Second time’s the Charme with hardy eight-person tiny house

Canadian tiny house firm Minimaliste recently completed an updated take on its cold weather-ready family model, the Charme. Appropriately named the Charme V2, the tiny house sleeps an impressive eight people, at a pinch.Continue ReadingCategory: Tiny H… Continue reading Second time’s the Charme with hardy eight-person tiny house

Tiny home’s sliding roof lets the outside inside

It can be really tough for a firm to stand out in the jam-packed tiny house scene nowadays but Optinid has created its own niche with a series of homes sporting unusual sunroof-like sliding roofs that open them up to the elements. Its latest model in t… Continue reading Tiny home’s sliding roof lets the outside inside