How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
You Can Do It All in 450 Square Feet
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects, who along with partner Kari Anderson handled...
How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet?
Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.
Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot
Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.
Three Unique Homes Fit Under One Roof for an Extended Family in Queens
O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family member occupying...
How Tiny Is 350 Square Feet?
Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.
How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...
All About Snoring (and How to Make It Stop)
Pillows were designed for better sleep, not for drowning out the sound of your partner’s snoring.
Three Families Comfortably Fit in One Slim Lot
Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.
A Steel-and-Glass Compound Is One Family’s Launchpad For Adventure
The four structures that form Studhorse in Northern Washington encourage family members and guests to interact with the...
How One Aspen House Lives Up to LEED
Smart technology helps a house in Aspen, Colorado, stay on its sustainable course.
All in the Family
With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park...
The Things All Designers Do to Make Their Home a Happier Place
While we generally see ourselves as silver-lining kind of people, the reality is, bad days happen to good people.
Renovation: 800 Square Feet
While in the process of helping his father find a suitable home closer to his family, Sacramento designer Curtis Popp realized he...
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf
An L-shaped prefab in New South Wales draws in light from the north and captures views of the surf.
This Luxurious Apartment in Greenwich Village Is Only 520 Square Feet
A designer of grand homes packs all the essentials—and more—into a Manhattan studio of his own.
In Just 450 Square Feet, A New York Architect Crafts a Multifunctional Apartment of His Own
With a Murphy bed and a revised layout, a studio apartment becomes a transformable one-bedroom.
One Canadian Family Beats the Cold by Escaping to Palm Springs
Renowned for its iconic midcentury architecture and legendary celebrity habitués—Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Bob Hope, and...
10 Small Apartments by a Hong Kong Design Studio That Are Less Than 1,000 Square Feet
A pragmatic Hong Kong-based design studio finds solutions to the challenges that come with small space living.

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