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 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.
By Michele Koh Morollo - 3 days 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.
 - 8 days 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.
 - 9 days 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.
 - 24 days 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - a month 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.
 - 2 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.
 - 2 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.
 - 2 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.
 - 2 months ago
Before and After: An Uninspired RV Gets a Cheery Refresh For $5K
Before and After: An Uninspired RV Gets a Cheery Refresh For $5K
A couple revamp an outdated travel trailer on a tight budget, infusing modern amenities and farmhouse-inspired vibes.
 - 2 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.
 - 2 months ago
This Can-Do Pool House Cleverly Goes From Private to Party Mode
This Can-Do Pool House Cleverly Goes From Private to Party Mode
Built to weather a harsh, mountain climate, this sleek pool house in Park City, Utah, transitions easily from private guesthouse to party central.
 - 2 months ago
This Svelte Tiny Home Is Being Auctioned For Charity
This Svelte Tiny Home Is Being Auctioned For Charity
RE/MAX and Henry Ford College in Michigan are taking bids on this student-designed home from July 26-28, with all proceeds benefitting children's hospitals.
 - 2 months ago
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a luxurious way to experience the water.
 - 2 months ago
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Jacuzzi
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Jacuzzi
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.
 - 2 months ago
A Lunar Lander-Inspired Tiny House is an Otherworldly Escape
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 Washington.
 - 2 months ago
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
Set amidst a leafy forest near Ontario's Kawartha Lakes, this modern cabin beautifully mirrors nature with its contemporary choice of materials.
 - 2 months ago
A Tiny Taipei Apartment Pursues Muji-Like Minimalism For $35K
A Tiny Taipei Apartment Pursues Muji-Like Minimalism For $35K
Completed on a budget of $35,000, this 355-square-foot apartment has been designed with young professionals in mind.
 - 2 months ago
An Old Stone Building in Tuscany Becomes a Modern Hideaway
An Old Stone Building in Tuscany Becomes a Modern Hideaway
A clever renovation transforms an irregularly shaped dwelling in Trequanda, Italy, into a tiny retreat that's bursting with character.
 - 2 months ago