San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
In This Compact Barcelona Apartment, Space Is Maximized With Smart Material Choices
In the heart of Poblenou, a neighborhood in Barcelona that was once the epicenter of industry in the 19th century, rising real...
A Modern Micro-House in Portland Clad in Local Fir
Small in footprint, but grand in presentation, a 250-square-foot accessory dwelling unit provides cozy accommodations equipped...
The New Living Vehicle Micro Home Is an Off-Grid Dream Come True
The aluminum travel trailer is topped with solar panels and packed with flexible spaces that live larger than its 232 square feet.
A Platform for Living
Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...
This Vietnamese Micro Home Is as Practical as It Is Radiant
A new glass block facade breathes new life into a dilapidated brick house near Ho Chi Minh City.
Stacked Shipping Containers Create a New Model For Urban Living in South Africa
This modular building composed of 140 shipping containers is designed to revitalize and revamp the downtown core of Johannesburg,...
20 Nature-Loving Homes Where Biophilia Thrives
Flourishing with greenery, natural materials, organic textures, and sunlight, these designs put wellness first.
10 Radical Tiny Homes That Challenge What You Know About Micro Living
From converted grain silos to futuristic pods, these unconventional tiny homes embody big ideas.
How a Family of Four Thrives in a 1985 Volkswagen Van
The Sellmeyer family embraces #vanlife as an opportunity to live, learn, and love while exploring the great outdoors.
12 Tiny House Companies That Can Make Your Micro-Living Dreams Come True
Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they promise a simpler lifestyle in a...
This New $118K Micro-Cabin Is as Elegant as It Is Efficient
Fatigued by skyrocketing housing costs and the modern world’s waning connection to nature, Lee Loewen and Payam Shalchian create...
A Canadian Family Thrives in a Charming, Farmhouse-Style Tiny Home
This 311-square-foot tiny house shines with bright-white shiplap, wood accents, and a stock tank swimming pool.
Snag This Chic Micro-Flat in Brooklyn For $339K
Just a short stroll from Prospect Park, this newly revamped studio comes with a Murphy bed and a full bath.
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
Loft Living in Pittsburgh
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
With co-living, the living's easy—you don’t have to worry about cleaning or running out of toilet paper, as it's all taken care...
This Secluded Micro Cabin Perches Lightly in the Brazilian Forest
Built with materials carried to the site by hand, Chalet M is a 270-square-foot cabin that treads lightly on its woodland site.
A Luminous Micro-Home Peeks Above the Rooftops in Sydney
This Australian home feels larger than its 645 square feet thanks to white walls, plenty of outdoor connections, and loads of...
A Concrete Micro-House in Japan Works All the Angles
Built with specially-formulated concrete made of volcanic ash, this micro-house in Tokyo maximizes space through vertical...
Escape to a John Lautner Micro-Resort in the Californian Desert
Stay in a midcentury modern hotel built and inspired by the iconic style of American architect John Lautner.
An Experimental Micro-Office Glows Like a Lighthouse in L.A.
An imaginative design/build firm challenges its skill sets by crafting an experimental and modern office in an industrial pocket...
This Urban Micro Home Is the Perfect Basecamp For an Adventurous Couple
Wind River Tiny Homes creates a tiny house that caters to its owners’ outdoorsy lifestyle in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
A Quirky Micro-Office Hides Behind a “Hairy” Facade
A tiny, distraction-free workspace is concealed behind a mysterious “hairy” exterior with no discernible entrance in Nottingham,...
A Delightfully Simple Micro-Flat in Beirut Inspires Calm
Named “The Shoebox,” this tiny space maximizes charm and efficiency—all within 176 square feet.
A Scandinavian-Style Community Thrives in the Rocky Mountains
Designed by architect Anna Lindstrand for the grounds of a former farmstead, Lykke is an agri-community with a strong connection...
A New Complex of Micro Flats in Arizona Invites Nature Inside
Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, the blocky structure is perforated by succulent-filled atriums and skylights that look...
Rediscover the Pleasure of Solitude in These Micro Cabins Across the East Coast
At $125 a night, a startup offers rentable micro cabins to help urban dwellers escape the daily grind.
Rent This Modular Micro Cabin For Your Next Grecian Getaway
This mesmerizing micro home offers an incredible experience at an affordable price in Greece.
This Light-Bending Micro Apartment Will Make You Look Twice
Miogui Architecture revamps a 137-square-foot Parisian flat with mirrors, color, and plenty of sunlight.
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
Modern Communal Living in the Netherlands
Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...
An Architect’s Bright and Airy Family Home Thrives Within a Brutalist Concrete Structure
At the family home of an Israeli architect, modern and light-filled interiors enliven a brutalist, raw concrete structure.
An Eclectic Living Room in Antwerp
Gallerist Veerle Wenes has sage advice for composing interior spaces: "People should choose objects for their home with passion,...
Before & After: A Family of Five Thrives in This Ingenious, 366-Square-Foot Apartment in Shanghai
Three generations live harmoniously in this teensy pad thanks to hardworking storage, flexible furniture, and a zigzagging layout.
A Vintage Swedish Radio Inspired This Finely Tuned Micro Home in Poland
This 376-square-foot home in Warsaw is flooded with light and verdant views.

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