This Architect's Tiny Studio Is the Ultimate Backyard Workspace
Nestled in the backyard of a Toronto home, this architect’s self-designed work studio is an experiment gone right.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.
A Shipping Container Turns Into a Backyard Architecture Studio
Built for $200,000 and lowered into place by crane, a compact cargotecture office perfectly slots into an architect’s backyard.
An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard
This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.
A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces
A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
A Lunar Lander-Inspired Tiny House is an Otherworldly Escape
Inspired by a picture of a lunar lander, a naval architect perches a tiny house in the shrub-steppe landscape of Eastern...
An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio
An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.
7 Multipurpose Sheds and Studios That Upgrade the Backyard
Whether it be for utility, storage, a studio, or a guest retreat, a backyard abode provides an opportunity to create architecture...
This Tiny Home and Writing Studio Was Invented For a Children's Author
The newest model from New Frontier Tiny Homes was designed for bestselling author Cornelia Funke, and is now available for...
This Midcentury-Inspired Tiny House Radiates Clever Design
At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.
Tiny 1920s Garage Transformed Into a Charming Studio
A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...
A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget
In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...
A London Couple's Backyard Studio Is Clad in Sustainable Cork
A musician-and-seamstress couple commission a shared workspace in their elegant garden.
A Southern California Midcentury Gets a Serene, Japanese-Inspired Treatment
Lucas Design Associates and Graham Architecture renovate a 1961 midcentury in Laguna Beach, imbuing it with a rich, layered...
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A mountain cabin’s design is Appalachian by way of Japan.
This Tiny, Icelandic-Inspired Prefab Could Ease the Housing Shortage in Los Angeles
Design studio Minarc launches Plús Hús, a tiny prefab dwelling starting at $37,000 that offers an affordable, environmentally...
A Couple Transform a Vintage Airstream Into a Scandinavian-Inspired Tiny Home
An ambitious couple's DIY overhaul of a decrepit 1971 Airstream Sovereign—purchased for less than $5,000—creates an airy retreat...