Small Spaces

When you inhabit a small space, finding creative solutions are a must. Explore compact spaces, tiny houses, and studios that employ clever storage solutions. From multifunctional rooms, to space-saving hacks, to lofted living, these dwellings exhibit resourcefulness, flexibility, and style.

A Tiny Italian Flat Undergoes a Modern Revamp For $40K
A Tiny Italian Flat Undergoes a Modern Revamp For $40K
Simplistic plywood paneling cleverly conceals a kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping area in this compact 301-square-foot studio.
By Michele Koh Morollo - 10 days ago
A Tiny Guesthouse Hides in a Lush Australian Rainforest
A Tiny Guesthouse Hides in a Lush Australian Rainforest
Nestled within a rainforest on a private 20-acre plot in New South Wales, this compact Cor-Ten steel and glass guest retreat is a hidden oasis.
 - 11 days ago
This 140-Square-Foot Tiny House Is Packed With Surprises
This 140-Square-Foot Tiny House Is Packed With Surprises
With two lofts, floating stairs, porthole windows, and tons of character, Tiny House Valhalla is a delightful abode for a family of three in France.
 - 16 days ago
A Perforated Balcony Brings Ample Light Into a Tiny Abode
A Perforated Balcony Brings Ample Light Into a Tiny Abode
Argentinian studio IR Aquitectura puts every inch of this small, 269-square-foot apartment to good use.
 - 17 days ago
This Tiny, Off-Grid Prefab Home Grows its Own Food
This Tiny, Off-Grid Prefab Home Grows its Own Food
Gray Organschi Architecture and the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture team up to create the Ecological Living Module, a self-sufficient tiny home, in just eight weeks.
 - 19 days ago
A Network of Prefab Tiny Homes Allows Users to "Pay as You Live"
A Network of Prefab Tiny Homes Allows Users to "Pay as You Live"
Smart, sustainable, and minimalistic—these "location-independent, pay-as-you-live" prefab tiny homes introduce a new genre of urban living.
 - 24 days ago
A Shipping Container Turns Into a Backyard Architecture Studio
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.
 - 25 days ago
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K
Designed for his son’s school in Tucson, Arizona, architect Gideon Danilowitz builds a low-cost chicken coop suitable for the desert climate.
 - a month ago
A Loft Mezzanine Cleverly Enlarges This Small Beijing Flat
A Loft Mezzanine Cleverly Enlarges This Small Beijing Flat
Awkward sloping ceilings are put to good use in this family apartment known as the Starburst House in Beijing, China.
 - a month ago
Before & After: Bold Wallpaper Brings Dreamy Vibes to a Dated Airstream
Before & After: Bold Wallpaper Brings Dreamy Vibes to a Dated Airstream
Beautifully executed finishes and varied textures turn a tired 1960s Airstream into a vibrant home—lovingly nicknamed Marjorie.
 - a month ago
Before & After: A Little Flat in Ukraine Gets a Modern Upgrade
Before & After: A Little Flat in Ukraine Gets a Modern Upgrade
Local architects optimize the 376-square-foot space to still allow the tiny home to celebrate its remarkable past.
 - a month ago
A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K
A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K
A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.
 - 2 months ago
This 270-Square-Foot Tiny Home Is Now Up For Grabs at $89K
This 270-Square-Foot Tiny Home Is Now Up For Grabs at $89K
With a spacious "social pit" and plenty of built-in seating, this modern tiny house is an idyllic fit for entertainers looking to downsize.
 - 2 months ago
Unplug at This Off-Grid Tiny Home in South Australia
Unplug at This Off-Grid Tiny Home in South Australia
Simple materials compose this rentable tiny house nestled in a secret spot in the Adelaide Hills.
 - 2 months ago
A Claustrophobic London Mews House Gets a Smart Redesign
A Claustrophobic London Mews House Gets a Smart Redesign
In North London, a small mews house suffering from lack of light gains a bright refresh with space-saving features.
 - 2 months ago
Budget Breakdown: A Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Turns Into a Chic Tiny Home For $27K
Budget Breakdown: A Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Turns Into a Chic Tiny Home For $27K
Jack Richens, the expert van renovator behind This Moving House, pulls out all the stops for this incredible conversion.
 - 2 months ago
A Tiny Florence Flat Is Reborn as an Architect's Live/Work Space
A Tiny Florence Flat Is Reborn as an Architect's Live/Work Space
An architect revamps a 1970s Florence apartment, turning it into her chic, functional home and office.
 - 2 months ago
A Seattle Backyard Becomes a Calm Oasis For Two Book Lovers
A Seattle Backyard Becomes a Calm Oasis For Two Book Lovers
Tucked behind a Seattle home, this beautiful backyard reading retreat of glass, timber, and tile offers an idyllic escape from city life.
 - 2 months ago
This Skinny, Minimalist Home Gets a Modern Revamp For $20K
This Skinny, Minimalist Home Gets a Modern Revamp For $20K
In the land-strapped city of Bandung, Indonesia, the newly renovated 4x6x6 House achieves the illusion of spaciousness despite its compact footprint.
 - 2 months ago
Downsize in Style With This Sleek Tiny Home Starting Below $38K
Downsize in Style With This Sleek Tiny Home Starting Below $38K
New Zealand–based Build Tiny launches a stylish tiny abode that can be ordered move-in ready or prepped for personalization.
 - 2 months ago
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest National Parks.
 - 2 months ago
Rotated Volumes Cleverly Maximize Space in a Tiny Shanghai Apartment
Rotated Volumes Cleverly Maximize Space in a Tiny Shanghai Apartment
In space-strapped Shanghai, local architects look to rotating boxes and playful pops of colors to create a delightful modern home.
 - 2 months ago
An A-Frame Cabin Celebrates the Zero-Emission Lifestyle in Finland
An A-Frame Cabin Celebrates the Zero-Emission Lifestyle in Finland
On a sun-soaked cliff off the coast of Helsinki, the Nolla Cabin offers affordable, eco-friendly accommodation—all in 97 square feet.
 - 2 months ago
Explore Namibia’s Haunting Coast With These Luxe Prefab Cabins
Explore Namibia’s Haunting Coast With These Luxe Prefab Cabins
A luxury boutique hotel draws inspiration from the shipwrecks that line Namibia’s treacherous Skeleton Coast to create a thrilling getaway.
 - 2 months ago
Budget Breakdown: A Tired RV Is Refreshed and Relisted For $21K
Budget Breakdown: A Tired RV Is Refreshed and Relisted For $21K
A DIY couple in Phoenix give a 2004 Jayco camper a contemporary upgrade and put it back on the market.
 - 3 months ago
A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design
A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design
Tucked away on an island off the coast of Tasmania, this tiny cabin only features two pieces of furniture.
 - 3 months ago
A Luxe, Handcrafted Tree House Offers Blissful Escape Into Nature
A Luxe, Handcrafted Tree House Offers Blissful Escape Into Nature
Nestled among four mature Beech trees, this hexagonal tree house invites visitors to reconnect with nature in a surprisingly luxurious setting.
 - 3 months ago
This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K
This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K
Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn't be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere you desire.
 - 3 months ago
Before & After: An Uninspired RV Gets a Cheery Refresh For $5K
Before & After: An Uninspired RV Gets a Cheery Refresh For $5K
The couple behind The Arrow Anglers revamp an outdated Everest travel trailer on a tight budget, infusing modern amenities and farmhouse-inspired vibes.
 - 3 months ago
This Serene Cabin in Slovakia Takes the Shape of a Yurt
This Serene Cabin in Slovakia Takes the Shape of a Yurt
A weekend getaway for a creative couple outside Bratislava is inspired by the nomadic structure.
 - 3 months ago