Tiny Homes

These tiny homes are filled with big ideas. From clever storage solutions to rooms that shape-shift to accomidate your every need, these stories show that you don't have to live large to have fun.

These Tiny, Modular Homes Are Made of Concrete Water Pipes
These Tiny, Modular Homes Are Made of Concrete Water Pipes
Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's affordable housing crisis, one architect turns to a surprising new micro-housing solution.
 - 4 months ago
Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations
Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations
Madrid-based firm PKMN dreamed up this flexible concept for a client with a tiny home north of the city.
 - 4 years ago
725 Square Feet and Loads of Modern Gems
725 Square Feet and Loads of Modern Gems
This compact New York City apartment is chock-full of vintage highlights.
 - 2 years ago
This Minimalist Cabin in Vietnam Is the Perfect Forest Escape
This Minimalist Cabin in Vietnam Is the Perfect Forest Escape
Built for an affordable $3,000, the Forest House is a 129-square-foot refuge outside Hanoi.
 - 5 months ago
A Couple Transform a Vintage Airstream Into a Scandinavian-Inspired Tiny Home
A Couple Transform a Vintage Airstream Into a Scandinavian-Inspired Tiny Home
An ambitious couple's DIY overhaul of a decrepit 1971 Airstream Sovereign—purchased for less than $5,000—creates an airy retreat that feels much larger than its 200 square feet.
 - 5 months ago
7 Inspiring Solutions For Disaster Relief Housing
7 Inspiring Solutions For Disaster Relief Housing
Inspired by a builder's response to the devastating wildfires across California, we're taking a look at seven recent designs for disaster relief housing from architects around the...
 - 7 months ago
See How This Compact Home in Vietnam Makes the Most of 194 Square Feet
See How This Compact Home in Vietnam Makes the Most of 194 Square Feet
Along a cul-de-sac in the densely populated Vietnamese capital of Ho Chi Minh City, a 194-square-foot plot slotted tightly between two other buildings becomes the site for a...
 - 7 months ago
These Tree Houses in the Dolomites Look Like Egg-Shaped Pinecones
These Tree Houses in the Dolomites Look Like Egg-Shaped Pinecones
In the woods of Malborghetto Valbruna in the Italian Dolomite commune of Tarvisio is a pair of egg-shaped tree houses that appear to hover in midair, like fruit of the forests.
 - 7 months ago
A Vibrant Cabin in NYC Explores the Future of Urban Living
A Vibrant Cabin in NYC Explores the Future of Urban Living
As cities continue to explode in population despite diminishing space for expansion, we have to wonder—what does the future hold for urban...
 - 7 months ago
6 Modern Homes on Wheels
6 Modern Homes on Wheels
If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels is something you could easily take to.
 - 7 months ago
The St. Lawrence River Flows Right by This Cottage’s Doorstep
The St. Lawrence River Flows Right by This Cottage’s Doorstep
Whale-watching is an indoor activity at a maritime sanctuary in Quebec.
 - 2 years ago
A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg
A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg
A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.
 - 5 years ago
Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
On a narrow site in Western Australia, Mountford Architects makes the most of a tight spot—with an eye to the future.
 - 2 years ago
Go Exploring With This Tiny Home in Tow
Go Exploring With This Tiny Home in Tow
A Seattle couple pack up their lives, hit the road in a 200-square-foot camper, and launch a tiny home business in Eastern Washington.
 - 7 months ago
This Tiny New England Cottage Is a No-Frills Weekend Hideaway
This Tiny New England Cottage Is a No-Frills Weekend Hideaway
A one-room retreat outside Providence, Rhode Island, takes up no more space than a standard two-car garage.
 - 3 years ago
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
 - 7 months ago
A Tiny Hong Kong Apartment With a Tree House-Inspired Loft
A Tiny Hong Kong Apartment With a Tree House-Inspired Loft
A tiny apartment in a Hong Kong high rise is named Mini Tree House Residence after its little lofted bedroom.
 - 7 months ago
Experience the Magic of Easter Island While Staying in a Modern Eco-Cabana
Experience the Magic of Easter Island While Staying in a Modern Eco-Cabana
Located against the beautiful and mysterious backdrop of Easter Island in Chile, the Morerava Cabins boast a sleek, "primitive-modern" look that captures the energy of its...
 - 8 months ago
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Inspired by IKEA's mission to provide affordable, well-designed products for the masses, The Backcountry Hut Company has set out to create affordable turnkey solutions to...
 - 8 months ago
3 Smart Storage Systems Maximize Space in a Tiny Studio Apartment in Budapest
3 Smart Storage Systems Maximize Space in a Tiny Studio Apartment in Budapest
Budapest design studio POSITION Collective employs clever storage solutions, including a wardrobe rack, modular walls, and a storage-filled bed, in order to maximize functional...
 - 8 months ago
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.
 - 8 months ago
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that opportunity—while also providing some much-needed...
 - 8 months ago
A Compact Home in Moscow Built on the Lowest Possible Budget
A Compact Home in Moscow Built on the Lowest Possible Budget
A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family of five.
 - 8 months ago
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.
 - 8 months ago
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
 - 8 months ago
A Modern Micro-House in Portland Clad in Local Fir
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 with multifunctional furniture.
 - 9 months ago
A Tiny Footprint Isn’t So Bad When You Live in a Tower
A Tiny Footprint Isn’t So Bad When You Live in a Tower
In a popular New Zealand enclave, two homeowners buck the bigger-is-better building trend with a modest getaway tucked into the trees.
 - 2 years ago
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's raised up on skinny steel struts.
 - 9 months ago
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless individuals living on the streets.
 - 9 months ago
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
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.
 - 9 months ago