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
This light-filled home sits in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It was designed and built by architect Michael O’Sullivan for his own family of six.
Simply Home is a North Carolina homebuilder focused on small, efficient houses. It was founded by Shawna and Wally Hughes, a licensed general contractor who has been building houses for 30 years. Today… Continue reading
Three recent New Zealand architecture graduates wanted to get real hands-on experience with the actual building of a house, something that was not part of their architecture education. At the same time, they… Continue reading
Shawn Dehner of THE small HOUSE CATALOG has sent us photos of the recently completed Beekeeper’s Bungalow, named for his beekeeping wife Jamie. Shawn and Jamie built the cottage themselves, doing all the… Continue reading
Reader Inne Van Engeland and her partner are enjoying the small house life in a tiny A-frame cottage. We’ll let her tell you more…… Hello, This is our small house near the city… Continue reading
Ron and Sue Corl have been living the tiny house lifestyle for 28 years. Today Ron is sharing with us their storybook cottage, designed and built by himself. Nestled in central Ohio, amongst… Continue reading
Matthew de Boer restored a derelict train carriage, handcrafting a beautiful and cozy living space inside. Read how he did it… When I came across this old 1969 Queensland Rail workers van, it… Continue reading
Stoltz Bluff Eco-Retreat sits on 40 acres of private forest land overlooking a river valley on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. The residence was built from natural and recycled materials and is completely off-grid.
Lily Copenagle and Jamie Kennel designed and built their own studio dwelling. The small modern house gives them 704 ft2 (65.4 m2) of living space, all on a single level. It features a green roof,… Continue reading
“The Box” is a tiny house in the woods hand-built by architect Ralph Erskine. He would later go on to design influential buildings in Sweden, England and Canada. In 1941 though, he was… Continue reading
Monika and Sam built this small cabin of their own design near Horsefly Lake in central British Columbia. They had no real plans but as Sam is a log home builder and Monika… Continue reading
The Cape Breton landscape is dotted with small gable-roofed houses, often shingled and with minimal roof overhangs. The Sea and Sky Cottage was designed by architect Craig Applegath and artist Stewart Applegath to… Continue reading
Reader Steve Vandewalle has sent us photos of the small cottage that he and his wife AnnaMarie built. He was able to take a property that was considered “unbuildable” and carve out a… Continue reading
This small house in the Italian countryside was designed to be simple and cost-effective to build. It is covered, walls and roof alike, in copper shingles, making for an eye-catching building that at… Continue reading