San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the 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,...
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...
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.
20 Nature-Loving Homes Where Biophilia Thrives
Flourishing with greenery, natural materials, organic textures, and sunlight, these designs put wellness first.
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.
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.
A Platform for Living
Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...
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 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.
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.
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 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...
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
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...