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.

Budget Breakdown: A Maui Couple Build an Off-Grid Tiny Home For $45K
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.
- a year ago
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
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.
- 11 years ago
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
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.
- a year ago
A Tech Professional Heads to Texas and Builds a Tiny Off-the-Grid Cabin for $25K
Best of all, the simple shelter will be available to rent for short stays.
This Chic Tiny Home Is Now Listing at a Discounted $70K
Here's your chance to score a “floor model” of Perch and Nest's Roost26 tiny house at a deep discount.
You Can Have Your Very Own Geodesic Pinecone Tree House For $150K
We love a good tree house—and O2 Treehouse's Pinecone is more spectacular than most.
A Vintage Airstream Trailer Is Now the Ultimate Live/Work Mobile
At just 80 square feet, The Kugelschiff is a renovated Airstream Bambi II that now serves as a tech entrepreneur’s tiny home and office.
The Solar-Powered Orchid Tiny House Has a Gorgeous, Light-Filled Interior
Nashville–based New Frontier Homes recently completed the Orchid Tiny House—a 290-square-foot off-grid home with amazing lighting design.
Dwell’s Top 10 Tiny Homes of 2018
Affordable, adorable, and in many cases, transportable, these tiny homes made a big impact on our readers this year.
This Tiny Studio Made of Reclaimed Wood Could Be Yours For $38K
Looking for a taste of the rustic life? This 96.8-square-foot tiny studio in Denmark is ready for a new owner.
This Urban Micro Home Is the Perfect Basecamp For an Adventurous Couple
Wind River Tiny Homes creates a tiny house that caters to its owners’ outdoorsy lifestyle in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Yves Béhar Teams Up With Plant Prefab to Launch a New Line of Tiny Houses
The LivingHomes YB1 is a new customizable tiny house that can be built in a month and installed in a day.
This Innovative Tiny Home With a Slide-Out Lounge Starts at $99K
The 307-square-foot Sojourner by Häuslein Tiny House Co. can travel with you—or even expand when you’re ready to stake a claim.
Secret Storage and Pastel Colors Outfit a 350-Square-Foot Apartment in Madrid
A pocket-sized apartment renovation in Madrid helps the micro-home feel bright and airy.
Get Off the Grid and Recharge at This Tiny Cabin in Virginia’s Countryside
The Lost Whiskey Cabin is a digital detox dwelling in Marshall, Virginia, that invites guests to unplug, slow down, and reconnect with nature—and each other.
This Ingenious Tiny House Saves Space With a Lofted Office and Underfloor Storage
New Zealand–based tiny house company Build Tiny used clever storage solutions to maximize space in this 183-square-foot home.
This Adventure-Ready Tiny House Has a Mud Room and a Fold-Down Deck
Husband-and-wife team Brian and Joni Buzarde of Colorado–based mobile tiny house builders Land Ark RV recently completely their latest project—the Draper home.
Grab This Adventure-Ready Tiny Home For Less Than $54K
Hit the road in style with this sleek, compact, and easy-to-move tiny home known as The Wanderer.
This Canadian Tiny Home Beams a Rustic, West Coast Vibe
Smart storage tactics are combined with a U-shaped sofa to maximize space in this delightful tiny home.
A Tiny Italian Flat Undergoes a Modern Revamp For $40K
Simplistic plywood paneling cleverly conceals a kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping area in this compact 301-square-foot studio.
A Tiny Guesthouse Hides in a Lush Australian Rainforest
Nestled within a rainforest on a private 20-acre plot in New South Wales, this compact Cor-Ten steel and glass guest retreat is a hidden oasis.
This 140-Square-Foot Tiny House Is Packed With Surprises
With two lofts, floating stairs, porthole windows, and tons of character, Tiny House Valhalla is a delightful abode for a family of three in France.