An attractive little Pueblo Revival style home is now on the market in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Pueblo-style buildings imitate the traditional homes built by the Pueblo peoples of the American Southwest, who… Continue reading
Rocky topography helps shelter this small modern cabin on a fjord in southeast Norway. Others would have been tempted to open up the site by clearing the bushes and blasting away some of… Continue reading
Architects Luis Velasco Roldan and Ángel Hevia Antuña have built a prototype house designed for Ecuador’s climate and social conditions. The small house is made from locally-sourced, natural materials and uses passive solar… 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.
Located a couple hours drive into the mountains north of Santiago, Chile, “Charred Cabin” is an appealingly simple vacation retreat. Working with a client budget of just $15,000, studio DRAA had to keep… Continue reading
This house is situated on the island of Mykonos within the South Aegean Sea. It was in ruins when purchased by new owners who asked Athens-based architect Werner Maritsas to supervise the restoration… Continue reading
House 12.20 by Brazilian architect Alex Nogueira is surprisingly small given that it is built on a fairly large lot. It presents a closed-off appearance to the street, with windows hidden behind metal… Continue reading
While the outside of this small house looks like a jumbled stack of boxes, the inside is anything but boxy. Rather than having closed off rooms, Tetsuo Kondo Architects designed it to be… Continue reading
Designer Fábio Galeazzo transformed a run-down 1930s house into an extraordinary vacation home. The clients, both of whom are also designers, wanted a weekend retreat within the busy metropolis of São Paulo, Brazil.
This small family house in Spain is composed of six wooden boxes joined together. Its design was the result of two significant challenges. As is often the case, the budget was very tight,… Continue reading
Treehouse Riga is a small modular dwelling with two bedrooms in a compact 44 m2 (474 ft2) floor plan. The tiny house was designed by architects Appleton & Domingos for modular home builder Jular. Treehouse… Continue reading
Casa Box makes a striking first impression. The bright white cubic form stands in sharp relief against the dark rock face behind and the enormous rounded boulder next to it. A closer look… Continue reading
A concert violinist wanted a beautiful and well-built retreat for herself and her young child. The cabin would be off-grid, sitting at the edge of a cornfield overlooking a treed ravine. However her… Continue reading
Casa Rio Bonito, a modern cabin designed by architect Carla Juaçaba, combines steel and glass with rough cut stone and wood. The light and airy cabin spans the space between massive stone walls… Continue reading