One of our faithful readers has sent us photos of her weekend house on the river Bille that flows through Hamburg, Germany. Marion designed the small cottage herself, and she and her husband… Continue reading
With its gingerbread appearance and woodsy setting, this cottage brings to mind the edible houses favored by the forest-dwelling cannibalistic witches of children’s fables. Architects Silvia Schellenberg-Thaut and Sebastian Thaut of Atelier ST… Continue reading
Allergutendinge principals Matthias Prüger, Manuel Rauwolf and Ulrike Wetzel designed and built this tiny meditative retreat as a school project while they were students at Bauhaus University in Germany. They called the project… Continue reading
“ContainerLove” is a new modern home in a rural area of western Germany, standing out among more traditional gabled farm houses and barns. It was designed by Cologne-based studio LHVH Architekten.
This eye-catching small house floats on a lake in the Lusatian lake district of Saxony in Germany. Its unique curved roof resembles a sail under wind, fitting imagery for a floating home. It… Continue reading
Haus Bru 1.25 is a small house by architect Alexander Nägele of SoHo Architektur. It was designed to make the most of a limited budget. Although built in Germany, the austere form and economy… Continue reading
Living on the water is an option in many places. Unlike a houseboat, a float home has no engine of its own and must be towed from place to place. They are typically… Continue reading