Tiny Homes

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

A Canadian Couple Launch a Tiny Home Company With a Clever 268-Square-Foot Dwelling
A Canadian Couple Launch a Tiny Home Company With a Clever 268-Square-Foot Dwelling
Connoisseurs of living tiny, Heather and Kevin Fritz started their own design-build business to offer truly custom solutions.
The Timber Screens of This Off-Grid Prefab in Italy Lift Up Like Wings
Designed for a couple needing a temporary home, MU50 is a modular cabin whose moving sunshades create a dappled effect, called “komorebi” in Japanese.
Austin’s Community First! Village Unveils Affordable New Micro Homes
With a wood-clad interior and a butterfly roof, this compact home by Mckinney York Architects balances affordability, sustainability, and privacy.
This Cozy Cabin Stands Above the Forest Floor on a Single Leg
This Cozy Cabin Stands Above the Forest Floor on a Single Leg
Studio Puisto Architects craft a calming retreat for nature lovers in a secluded Finnish forest.
L.A. Is Taking On Homelessness With a New, Brightly Colored Tiny Home Village
Comprised of 40 prefabs, shared outdoor spaces, and in-house social services, the newly open community is the first of its kind for the city.
A Tiny Cabin in France Makes 215 Square Feet Feel Nearly Boundless
With its emphasis on the outdoors, the petite shelter in Normandy offers room to roam.
Black Aluminum and Cedar Wrap a Traveling Couple’s Tiny Home
French builder Baluchon created Ala Köl for their clients’ life on the road.
This Zen-Inspired Prefab Cabin Popped Up in a Single Day
The Kynttilä tiny house lights up like a lantern in a secluded Finnish forest.
For $1,000 a Month, You Can Own a Tiny Home at This Village in Florida
To keep up with demand, ESCAPE is expanding their recently completed tiny home village in Tampa Bay.
A Pint-Sized Houseboat Provides a Peaceful Refuge for a Budapest Couple
Two city dwellers find respite aboard a 65-square-foot floating home on Eastern Hungary’s Lake Tisza.
A Tiny, Thatched-Roof Hideaway in Mexico Pays Homage to the Tropical Landscape
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 #vanlife, 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.
22 Tiny Homes You Can Rent on Airbnb 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.