Budget Breakdown: This Cantilevered Home Near Madrid Was Built With Tiny Prefab Modules for €324,000

An architect couple created their own residence and workspace out of steel-framed units finished with timber, brick, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Ignacio de la Vega and Pilar Cano-Lasso were not planning on designing the home that they did. "The idea before buying the land was for a more traditional, very introverted, South-of-Spain-style house with massive walls around a patio," recalls Ignacio. "But then we found this site and it made no sense to do that."

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