Unusual guesthouse boasts underground cinema and watchtower shower

Alex Guesthouse was created by Atelier Vens Vanbelle for a client who works in the film industry and wanted a place to host guests that they’d remember for the rest of their lives. Job done, we’d say, as the project features an unusual design and boast… Continue reading Unusual guesthouse boasts underground cinema and watchtower shower

“Bleakest ever dining room” turned into light-filled heart of home

With its recently-completed Newry House renovation, Australia’s Austin Maynard Architects has performed what it likens to “architectural keyhole surgery” to turn the cramped and dark center of a Melbourne terraced house into a light-filled heart of the… Continue reading “Bleakest ever dining room” turned into light-filled heart of home

Critically-acclaimed British home for sale, love of concrete required

If you’ve ever wanted to live in one of the luxury houses featured in RIBA’s annual House of the Year competitions, now’s your chance – as long you have £2.5 million (roughly US$3.1 million) to spare. Named Ghost House, the residence was designed by BP… Continue reading Critically-acclaimed British home for sale, love of concrete required

Light-filled tiny house offers a relaxing soak

Canada’s Mint Tiny House Company recently completed a new 34-ft (10-m)-long tiny house. The home is light-filled thanks to its generous glazing, which includes no less than five skylights, and has two bedrooms, plus a spacious bathroom with shower and … Continue reading Light-filled tiny house offers a relaxing soak

Quirky Stairway House is a few steps beyond the average home

No prizes for guessing where the Stairway House gets its name. This unusual project is located in Japan and serves as home to three generations of the same family, with the oversized staircase meant to help connect them.Continue ReadingCategory: Archit… Continue reading Quirky Stairway House is a few steps beyond the average home

Cold weather-ready tiny house is fit for a family of four

Canada’s Minimaliste has previously impressed us with its line of models that can withstand its country’s harshest weather, and with the Charme, the firm has completed its first home that’s specifically designed for family life. The tiny house measures… Continue reading Cold weather-ready tiny house is fit for a family of four

Off-grid Daisy Vera Tiny House keeps it in the family

New Zealand’s Build Tiny recently completed a new towable home that gets its name from combining the names of the owner’s two grandmothers. Family is a strong theme with the Daisy Vera Tiny House and the off-grid model also integrates an heirloom stain… Continue reading Off-grid Daisy Vera Tiny House keeps it in the family