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.

This Solar-Powered Prefab in Portland Was Set Up in Four Hours
This Solar-Powered Prefab in Portland Was Set Up in Four Hours
A software developer adds a prefabricated shed by Drop Structures to his Oregon campground.
A Tiny Apartment Is Transformed Into an Award-Winning Minimalist Masterpiece
An architect masters stylish minimalism in his clever renovation of a small one-bedroom apartment in Melbourne.
Tiny Garden Retreat on New York's Long Island
In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.
This Modern Matte Black Cabin Is a Dreamy Weekend Retreat
This Modern Matte Black Cabin Is a Dreamy Weekend Retreat
Tucked away in Basque Country, Heva is a tiny prefab cabin that opens up to the landscape.
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Tiny Homes in This Palm Springs Community Start at $155K
Palm Canyon Mobile Club is a community of prefabricated tiny homes that takes the headache out of zoning and utility hookups for good.
A Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration to a growing community of tiny-house enthusiasts.
The World’s Most Popular Airbnb Is a Geodesic Cabin in California
In the redwoods of Aptos, California, a tiny treetop cabin holds the crown as Airbnb’s most visited listing in the world.
A Modern Tiny House Reinvents the Finnish Barbecue Hut
St. Petersburg–based SA Lab draws inspiration from Finnish grill houses to create a modular tiny home that can be adapted for a variety of uses.
10 Tiny Home Dwellers You Should Follow on Instagram Right Now
These pretty, mini abodes and their inspiring owners make tiny home living more tempting than ever.
Before & After: A Michigan Couple Turn a School Bus Into an Adventure Mobile
Meet Fern, the 24-foot skoolie that Mande and Ben Tucker call home when they’re on the road.
A Couple Escapes Debt by Building a Tiny House For Under $20K
A Couple Escapes Debt by Building a Tiny House For Under $20K
Completed on a bare-bones budget of under $20,000, this tiny house led to financial freedom for a family of four (and two dogs).
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Upwardly Mobile Homes
When it comes to real estate, the trailer park gets a bad rap. But some designers think that this forsaken corner of the market is worthy of reevaluation—and even resuscitation.
This Custom Tiny Home Has a Clever, Space-Saving Elevator Bed
Tru Form Tiny creates a custom tiny home with a focus on light, meticulous woodwork, and clever, space-saving design.
8 Egg-Shaped Buildings That Can’t Be Beat
Omelette you finish, but these are the best egg-shaped buildings of all time.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Buy for $60K or Less
Big dreams of downsizing? Check out these affordable tiny homes.
Minim Lets You Build Your Own Tiny House For Just $35K
Want to build your own tiny house? Now you can purchase plans for this award-winning home from Minim.
A Pair of Tiny Home Builders Craft Their Ideal Mountain Dwelling
The duo behind Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses design their own winsome home to pay tribute to the Colorado landscape.
This Secluded Micro Cabin Perches Lightly in the Brazilian Forest
Built with materials carried to the site by hand, Chalet M is a 270-square-foot cabin that treads lightly on its woodland site.
A Swedish Estate With a Gorgeous, Minimalist Tiny House Asks $2.5M
The highlight of this 19th-century farmhouse-turned-getaway is a stunning little home that celebrates the Swedish ritual of the sauna.
Budget Breakdown: A Maui Couple Build an Off-Grid Tiny Home For $45K
Custom-built from the ground up, a 360-square-foot tiny house on wheels is an affordable, off-grid paradise for a family of three in Hawaii.
11 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans That Maximize Space
Take a peek at the space-efficient floor plans behind these modern shipping container homes.
A Dutch Tiny Home Is a Serene Lakeside Retreat
Dark timber cladding gives way to airy interiors at this compact holiday home near the Lakes of Vinkeveen in the Netherlands.
iT House, Joshua Tree
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds of California’s east.
A Yoga Teacher’s Tiny Home on Wheels Goes Off-Grid in Greece
Making the long journey from Scotland to the island of Crete, this eco-friendly tiny home serves as a summer retreat.
Top 5 Small Spaces of the Week With Serious Star Power
From modern sheds and tiny cabins to detached dwellings, we're spotlighting our favorite small spaces from the Dwell community this week.
Be Inspired by This Tiny House Designed and Built by a Single Mom
A Bay Area single mom priced out of the rental market takes matters into her own hands and constructs a tiny home for herself and her teenage daughter.
10 Tiny Houses We Love
Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.
This Egg-Shaped Cabin Provides Shelter for Arctic Circle Travelers
A 150-square-foot cabin gives hikers a comfortable place to rest and recharge in the rugged mountains of Hammerfest, Norway.
10 Tiny Home Floor Plans That Illustrate Smart Use of Space
Find out how tiny homes fit everything in such a small amount of square footage with these free floor plans.
The Site Shack Is a Tiny Prefab Cabin That Sets Up Anywhere in a Snap
At under 100 square feet, the 8' x 12' Site Shack includes just the essentials: a wood-burning stove, a desk, and storage.