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Just One Look at This New Tiny House Will Make You Want to Downsize
New Zealand–based Build Tiny just unveiled the Kingfisher—a new two-bedroom tiny house that’s at once stylish, practical, and flexible.
A 182-Square-Foot Tiny Home in the Netherlands Is Shaped Like a Leaf
Nature dictates the shape and materials of this Dutch cabin in the woods.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
These Tiny Cabins in Poland Offer Creature Comforts in the Woods
Set in the pine forests and beaches of Lubiatowo, these tiny cottages are an idyllic getaway.
6 Black Tiny Homes That Blend In Seamlessly With Nature
These compact dwellings melt into their surroundings with muted black exteriors.
15 Tiny Homes You Can Buy for Less Than $70K
Try the simple life on for size and make one of these affordable tiny houses your own.
A Tiny Home Campus for Homeless Youth Opens in Oklahoma City
Nonprofit organization Pivot is providing low-rent tiny homes to homeless teens—and equipping them with the skills to transition to new apartments.
You Can Now Have Your Own She Shed, Man Cave, or Yoga Studio for Just $12K
ESCAPE, the well-known designers of tiny homes on wheels, unveils EscapeSpace—modern portable sheds that can be placed anywhere and used for almost anything.
This Startup Is 3D-Printing Affordable Homes Made Entirely of Clay
WASP teams up with Mario Cucinella Architects to 3D print eco-friendly homes using locally sourced materials.
This Magical Dwelling Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
A rentable tiny house in Wellsville, Pennsylvania, provides guests with a minimalist living experience focused on the lush surrounding landscape.
The Bookworm Cabin Is a Bibliophile’s Dream Come True
A Polish entrepreneur and an architect create the perfect cabin for unplugging, kicking back, and getting lost in a good book.
You Can Buy This Tiny House for $39K on Amazon
The latest dwelling from NOMAD Micro Homes is as well-designed as it is affordable.
A Black Timber Tiny Home Brings Attitude to Amsterdam
Clad in wax-covered pine, this 645-square-foot dwelling is striking on the outside and endlessly charming on the inside.
These “Just Add Water” Homes Can Be Built in Less Than 24 Hours
Paris-based architecture and design firm Cutwork plans to use roll-out cement paneling to build low-cost, durable housing units for refugee camps.
This Pennsylvania Builder Ups the Ante With Tiny Homes Starting at $45K
Pennsylvania-based Liberation Tiny Homes is changing the way we see compact dwellings on wheels—one artful design at a time.
Snag This Marvelous Mondrian-Inspired Tiny House for $40K
Measuring 170 square feet, this one-of-a-kind home on wheels is currently listed on Etsy.
A Historic Paris Apartment Is Revived Using Sunlight and Bursts of Color
A storied city dwelling adopts a contemporary color palette and fondness for abundant natural light.
An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together
On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading and working.
An Adorable Houseboat Named “Turnip” Sets Sail in Seattle
Listed at $190,000, this tiny vessel named after a root vegetable amplifies nautical living with colorful, quirky quarters.
A Retired Teacher’s Tiny House Opens Wide to the Landscape in Brisbane, Australia
A 484-square-foot metal-and-concrete home is woven into its parkland environs.
Austin Is Getting a Village of 3D-Printed Affordable Homes—and They Look Incredible
A year ago, ICON proved it could 3D print a home you’d actually want to live in. Now, it’s building a cluster of 3D-printed homes for the homeless.
This Bold Tiny Home Blends The Best of Traditional and Contemporary Aesthetics
The RACV tiny home showcases how to live efficiently, sustainably, and stylishly in just over 200 square feet.
Happiness Is a Scandinavian-Inspired Tiny House With a Greenhouse and a Porch Swing
Elsa is a 323-square-foot tiny house complete with a pergola-covered porch, a swing, and a greenhouse that’s sure to make plant lovers swoon.
These Affordable Backyard Homes Can Be Installed in Two Weeks, and They Start at $199K
Bay Area–based company Abodu has developed a permitting program to spur lightning-fast build-outs of backyard houses.
A 3D-Printed Pod Home Designed For Mars Is Now Bookable Here on Earth
A tiny house designed to withstand the red planet's harsh climate is being built on the banks of the Hudson River—and Indiegogo backers get first dibs on rentals.
A Tiny Cabin in Rural Sweden Pops With Red Pinewood
A couple’s 269-square-foot getaway features a crimson exterior and an unfinished pine plywood interior.
Commune With Nature in This Enchanting Timber Cabin in Holland
Nestled near a forest in northern Holland, a tiny prefab cabin offers city dwellers respite in nature.
An Architect Builds a Tiny Cabin For His Aunt and Uncle on Beloved Family Land in Mississippi
Generations of family have lived on this wooded, waterfront site, where architect Will Randolph has built a weekend getaway for less than $70,000.
Affordable Shipping Container Tiny Homes Get the Green Light in the UK
Eight shipping containers will be recycled into green-roofed homes for low-income residents in Aylesbury, England.
Now There’s Proof That Tiny Homes Are Better Homes
New research shows that downsizing to a tiny home can cut your ecological footprint by 45%.