Small Spaces

8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...
An Architect Turns His Small, Dark Apartment in Buenos Aires Into a Bright and Airy Home
A strategic renovation maximizes a small apartment in Buenos Aires.
A Compact Home in Moscow Built on the Lowest Possible Budget
A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family of five.
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
"Where Should I Keep My...?": Solving the Ultimate Small Space Dilemmas
Squeeze every last bit of storage space out of your dwelling, no matter its size.
An Austin Prefab Company Debuts a Tiny Office You Can Build in Four Hours
Shipped flat to your door, Novi is a 96-square-foot studio that requires no previous construction experience.
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...
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
6 Best Dwell UK Apartments
Across the North Atlantic in the United Kingdom, you may spot subtle variations in style when it comes to the architecture and...
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...
6 Ways to Declutter and Free Up Space in Your Bedroom
A well-designed bedroom should encourage you to unwind and unplug from the chores and activities of the day and enjoy a deep,...
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
ESCAPE One is a road-ready tiny home with 276 square feet of adaptable space.
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.
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing...
11 Hidden Beds in Small Homes
Not everyone has the luxury of having multiple bedrooms in their homes—but that’s nothing to lose sleep over.
What Looks Like a Single Dwelling in Melbourne Actually Holds Six Walk-Up Apartments
Located in the suburb of Richmond in Melbourne, Australia, Coppin Street Apartments consists of five one-bedroom units and one...
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Developed with technology out of the MIT Media Lab and designed by Fuseproject, the mobile, modular furniture system is now...
Modern, Lofted Beds For Tiny Spaces
For the spatially challenged, think vertically: Lofted beds make every inch count.
An Archaeological Renovation Adds Precious Space to a Tiny Boston Apartment
In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per square foot,...
10 Best Dwell Studios and Modern Apartments
The well-worn saying that "size does matter" has never been truer in this age of shrinking resources and soaring costs.
A Golden, Egg-Shaped Sauna Signifies the Rebirth of a Swedish Mining Town
Artist duo Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström build a public art installation to commemorate the relocation of an entire city in...
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your...
8 Modern In-Law Units
You may recognize an Accessory Dwelling Unit (or ADU) by one of its many other names, including in-law unit, granny flat, laneway...
The origami-like desktop unfolds to reveal a perforated-steel divider that allows the passage of computer cables hidden...
10 Functional Pieces For Small Space Living
Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...