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A Tiny, Thatched-Roof Hideaway in Mexico Pays Homage to the Tropical Landscape
A 164-square-foot retreat in Litibú features a courtyard with an oculus that frames the sky.
This Foldable, $23K Tiny Cabin Pops Up in Less Than Three Hours
A unique hinge system allows the Brette Haus to unfold into an instant shelter, home office, or event space.
These 10 Tiny Homes Make a Huge Case for the Small Space
In her new book “Living Little,” writer and editor Hannah Jenkins counts the ways—and the reasons why—we’re drawn to small spaces.
One Family’s 416-Square-Foot Digs Expand the Limits of Tiny Home Living
Mint Tiny Home Company’s new model provides ample space for a single mother, two kids, and two pups.
12 Inspiring Tiny Homes That Were Entirely DIY’ed
The owners of these micro houses dreamed big and built small.
This 250-Square-Foot Prefab Cabin Fits a Queen Bed and a Fireplace
The newest model from Wheelhaus challenges small-space clichés with high ceilings and oversize windows.
This New A-Frame Cabin Kit Can Be Built in a Weekend for $21K
Den’s new easy-to-assemble, flat-packed cabin is disrupting the prefab scene.
Here’s What They Don’t Tell You About Living in a Tiny House
The micro home movement paints a rosy picture of financial freedom, simplicity, and self-determination—but going small comes with its own set of challenges.
Modern Shed Launches a Go-Anywhere, Do-Anything Tiny House That Starts at $129K
The 220-square-foot DW can not only go off-grid— it’s eminently customizable for every live/work arrangement.
Don’t Miss IKEA’s Chic, Sustainable Tiny Home—Now Open for Virtual Tours
The retail giant teams up with Vox Creative to create a stylish, 187-square-foot dwelling that’s eco-friendly at its core.
These 5 Companies Want to Build a Tiny House in Your Backyard for Free
Each firm will construct an ADU in your backyard in exchange for a portion of the income you generate by renting it out.
A Tiny Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Is in Perfect Sync With the Surrounding Woods
Winkelman Architecture delivers grown-up summer-camp vibes with this unassuming retreat on the coast of Maine.
Kodasema Launches Prefab Tiny Homes in the U.S. Starting at $95K
Kodasema is now accepting orders for their prefabricated micro homes in North and South America.
Three Shipping Containers Form a Tiny, Eco-Friendly Home in Australia
A designer couple convert three shipping containers into a 530-square-foot, solar-powered dwelling on their family’s farm.
This Matte Black Cabin Was Built for Roughly the Cost of a Standard Sedan
A young architecture studio designs and builds a tiny, minimalist retreat in La Unión, Chile.
A Pair of Pink and Purple Tiny Houses Take Root in an Idyllic Olive Grove
Mar Plus Ask designs two dreamy homes that take cues from the storied olive trees on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Budget Breakdown: A Growing Family Upgrades From a Sprinter Van to a Skoolie Built for $26K
After getting a taste of
, Gianna and Jake Bachowski spend the pandemic converting a school bus—finishing just in time for the arrival of their baby daughter.
This Tiny 3D-Printed Cabin Makes a Big Statement About Sustainability
HANNAH utilizes salvaged materials, 3D printing, and robotic technology to create an otherworldly cabin in upstate New York.
This Tall and Slender Micro Home Takes Up Less Land Than Two Cars
Ana Rocha Architecture’s Micro House Slim Fit is a 538-square-foot home that can slot right into forgotten city lots.
Check Out These 23 Tiny Houses Perfect for an Autumn Getaway
If the pandemic put your summer travel on hold, consider bunking in one of these affordable retreats for some much needed rest and relaxation.
A Furnished Tiny Home With Japanese and Scandinavian Vibes Is Offered at $99K
Also available unfurnished for $89,000, this 330-square-foot dwelling is an artful example of “Japandi” style.
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.
These New $49K Prefabs Can Snap Together Like LEGO Bricks
Boxabl’s flat-pack Casita ADUs are designed to combine for (virtually) infinite square footage.
Book a Stay in This Whimsical Trio of Tiny Tree Houses
HoneyTree Farm, a collection of playful bunks in the Texas Hill Country, lets you sleep high in the canopy of live oaks and sycamore trees.
This $12K Flat-Pack Cabin Makes the Perfect Weekend Retreat or Backyard Office
Hungarian design studio Hello Wood unveils Kabinka, an affordable, compact cabin that can fit a kitchenette, bed, desk, and couch.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Couple Turn a Bus Into a Dreamy, Off-Grid Home for $20K
After saving up for several years, Timothy and Meryl Miller outfit a school bus for a cross-country road trip, tackling the work on the streets of Brooklyn.
These New Prefab ADUs Promise Affordable Housing for Years to Come
If you provide OBY Cooperative with a 99-year backyard lease, they’ll build an ADU—at no cost to you—that will pay out dividends over time.
A Hawaii-Based Couple Build a Luminous Tiny House in Just 25 Days
Facing a COVID-19 shutdown, Taylor and Michaella McClendon recruit their family to build a breezy tiny home on the Big Island—which you can now purchase for $99,800.
An Australian Couple Downsize to a Tiny House and Discover an Idyllic Lifestyle
When a family in Queensland, Australia, suffered the loss of a loved one, a tiny home became their ticket to financial freedom.
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.