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 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.
 - a year 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.
 - a year 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.
 - a year 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.
 - a year 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.
 - a year 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.
 - a year ago
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing that's environmentally-friendly and affordable.
 - a year ago
These Customizable Modular Homes Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
These Customizable Modular Homes Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
Rooted in a sustainable, built-to-last mentality, tiny house maker Wheelhaus has just added a new collection of modular homes with beautiful designs and space-efficient floor...
 - a year ago
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a bright and breezy feel.
 - a year ago
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Developed with technology out of the MIT Media Lab and designed by Fuseproject, the mobile, modular furniture system is now available to preorder.
 - a year ago
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in just five weeks.
 - a year ago
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your own tiny home.
 - a year ago
7 East Coast Kit Home Companies
7 East Coast Kit Home Companies
The all-American concept of the Kit Home had its heyday in the first half of the 20th century and used to be restricted to the world of log cabins and kit houses sold through...
 - a year ago
These Tiny Huts Are Key to a Frigid Winter Sport, But You'll Never Guess Which
These Tiny Huts Are Key to a Frigid Winter Sport, But You'll Never Guess Which
Five Vermont architecture firms conceptualize cozier quarters for a popular pastime.
 - 3 years ago
10 Modern Floating Homes That Offer an Aquatic Lifestyle
10 Modern Floating Homes That Offer an Aquatic Lifestyle
In recent years, there's a been a surge of interest in floating homes for many reasons—mainly because they can be easily adapted for site-specific environments.
 - 2 years ago
Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls
Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls
The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque caves and sinkholes.
 - 2 years ago
Cozy and Compact: 10 Tiny Homes in the Big Apple
Cozy and Compact: 10 Tiny Homes in the Big Apple
The motto "the bigger the better" simply doesn't exist in our book. We firmly believe that you can create the perfect home for yourself, no matter the size.
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Cabin Homes That Will Have You Headed to the Forest
10 Tiny Cabin Homes That Will Have You Headed to the Forest
Tiny homes have officially become a thing.
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Homes in Rural America
10 Tiny Homes in Rural America
Beautiful things can come in small packages. The compact functionality of tiny homes have prevailed in urban and rural locations alike.
 - 2 years ago
12 Lovely Little Lofts
12 Lovely Little Lofts
Making the most of a little spare loft space can add a whole new dimension to your home. Here are a few creative examples.
 - 2 years ago
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American Institute of Architects signifies as “the strongest,...
 - 2 years ago
Photo Essay: Enchanting Tree Houses
Photo Essay: Enchanting Tree Houses
Do you ever wish you could live like Tarzan - in seclusion, high above the ground, amongst trees and nature? Well, we have a solution for you: build a tree house.
 - 2 years ago
A Playful Summer Home with Some Serious Angles
A Playful Summer Home with Some Serious Angles
This architect thinks of everything for his summer escape, pizza oven included.
 - 2 years ago
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.
 - 8 years ago
22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On
22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On
To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous. Quick to construct and easy to love, prefabs have historically been a favorite throughout the design community.
 - 2 years ago
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the grandiose main residence in the backcountry a...
 - 2 years ago
Peaceful Panopticon
Peaceful Panopticon
A hike to the Park Butte fire lookout on Mount Baker, Washington, tracks the forgotten history of the sparse observation towers that were once manned year round.
 - 2 years ago
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision for a diminutive, low-key lakeside getaway.
 - 2 years ago