Off-grid tiny house doubles up on doors to let the outside in

Commissioned to design a tiny house for a family of four, Polish firm Redukt has created a compact model that really opens up to the outside via large glazed doors installed on both sides of the home. It also runs off-the-grid and has a well thought-ou… Continue reading Off-grid tiny house doubles up on doors to let the outside in

Nameless off-grid tiny house harks back to smaller and simpler times

A lot of North American tiny houses are huge luxurious models that offer many of the comforts of a traditional house. However, this unnamed off-grid tiny house by New Mexico’s We Shelter People harkens back to the tiny house movement’s roots by keeping… Continue reading Nameless off-grid tiny house harks back to smaller and simpler times

Zome home is designed to last, while staying eco-friendly

Having a little place out in the country might be nice, but the structure would be subject to some pretty harsh natural elements. Well, the Zome was invented with such concerns in mind, as it’s designed to last up to a whopping 500 years – which isn’t … Continue reading Zome home is designed to last, while staying eco-friendly

Off-grid tiny house boosts living space with elevating bed

How do you squeeze a bedroom into a compact tiny house with a length of just 6 m (19.6 ft), while still maintaining a well-proportioned living space? It’s an issue a lot of tiny house firms struggle with, but for its Te Whare Nukunuku Tiny House, Build… Continue reading Off-grid tiny house boosts living space with elevating bed

RIBA House of the Year longlist showcases amazing British design

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced its selection of the best new houses in the UK. Consisting of 20 impressive and varied residences, the 2021 House of the Year longlist includes a water tower turned into a home, an accessib… Continue reading RIBA House of the Year longlist showcases amazing British design

RIBA House of the Year longlist showcases amazing British design

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced its selection of the best new houses in the UK. Consisting of 20 impressive and varied residences, the 2021 House of the Year longlist includes a water tower turned into a home, an accessib… Continue reading RIBA House of the Year longlist showcases amazing British design

“World’s largest” 3D-printed neighborhood to be built in Texas

It’s fair to say that Icon is dominating the 3D-printed construction space at the moment – both here on Earth and even potentially on Mars. Following its completion of four homes in Austin, Texas, the firm has now teamed up with homebuilder Lennar to c… Continue reading “World’s largest” 3D-printed neighborhood to be built in Texas

Generous glazing floods compact tiny house interior with daylight

When you’re dealing with the kind of small living space offered by a tiny house, maximizing glazing can really help make it feel less cramped. France’s Baluchon embraced this approach with its recently completed Ia Orana, and it really opens up the hom… Continue reading Generous glazing floods compact tiny house interior with daylight

Amazing water tower home wins 2021 Stephen Lawrence Prize

Following its unveiling of the 2021 Stirling Prize, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the winner of the 2021 Stephen Lawrence Prize. Tonkin Liu has received the award for its fantastic work transforming a dilapidated water t… Continue reading Amazing water tower home wins 2021 Stephen Lawrence Prize

Stilted off-grid house carves its own niche with built-in skateboard ramp

Hired to design a house for a keen skateboarder, architect Macu Bulgubure decided to go all-in and created an attractive house that has an awesome-looking ramp on its exterior. Named Skatehouse 2, it also runs off-the-grid with a solar power setup and … Continue reading Stilted off-grid house carves its own niche with built-in skateboard ramp