Tag Archive: small house plans

Small House On a Hillside | Vladimír Balda

This small shed-roofed house is at the edge of a suburban area in the Czech Republic. It sits on a steep slope facing to the north. Architect Vladimír Balda designed it with a… Continue reading

Seaside Single House, a rebuilt stone barn in Tuscany | modostudio

This attractive small house has an enviable location overlooking the seashore of Monte Argentario National Park in Tuscany. The architects from modostudio designed the 90 m2 (969 ft2) house within the remnants of a half-collapsed… Continue reading

The Dune House | William Morgan

This small earth-sheltered house in Atlantic Beach, Florida is actually a duplex, two near-identical homes of 750 ft2 (69.7 m2) each. They were built in 1975 by architect William Morgan to use as vacation rentals.… Continue reading

The Mill House | Gert Wingårdh

The Mill House is a combination guest-house and sauna designed by architect Gert Wingårdh. On the outside it is a simple cottage with a gabled roof and a big chimney, the archetype of… Continue reading

Mid-Century Modern home in Sweden

This 4 bedroom home, constructed in the mid-sixties, has the horizontal lines, large expanses of glass and open floor plan that are typical of Mid-Century Modern architecture. It was updated in the late… Continue reading

The Mini-B, a small passive house | Joseph Giampietro

The Mini-B is a small prototype dwelling intended to demonstrate that building to the Passive House standard is achievable and affordable in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, and will result in comfortable, energy efficient… Continue reading

47% House | Kochi Architect’s Studio

Architects often talk about integrating outdoor spaces with the inside, but rarely do they succeed to the degree that architect Kazuyasu Kochi has here. In this small house, the boundary between inside and… Continue reading

The Freedomky modern prefab dwelling

The 2 PLUS Classic is a one-bedroom prefabricated dwelling manufactured by Freedomky in the Czech Republic. Measuring just 42.4 m2 (465 ft2), the 2 PLUS Classic is available with a choice of two different floor plans and with a… Continue reading

Gites Castelnaut, a light-filled cottage in southern France

Gites Castelnaut is a recently modernized house in the tiny village of Laroque de Fa in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southwestern France. The roughly 135 m2 (1,450 ft2) cottage has a straightforward rectangular floor plan… Continue reading

A modular vacation house from Denmark | Møn Huset

The Længehus (Longhouse) is a small modular home from Denmark. Manufactured by Møn Huset, it consists of modules that are a standard width of 4.66 m (15’3″) but come in various lengths. Customers choose… Continue reading

A contemporary family house in Sweden

So far the small houses we’ve featured have had one or two bedrooms. We also want to feature smaller houses that are suitable for families with three or more kids. Today’s house would… Continue reading

A low-impact woodland home by Simon Dale

Simon Dale and Jasmine Saville are concerned about the affects of fossil fuel use on the environment. To minimize their own environmental impact, they designed their own low-impact home in Wales. Simon and… Continue reading

The Shed, a small house in an old blacksmith’s workshop | Richard Peters

This brick structure was built in 1890 to serve as a blacksmith’s workshop, and has housed various industrial uses since then. In 2003 it was bought and converted into a two bedroom residence… Continue reading

A renovated 1934 cottage in Sweden

This seaside cottage is located outside the village of Kalvsvik on a large lake in Sweden. It was built in 1934 and completely renovated in 2008. The 50 m2 (538 ft2) cottage has one bedroom… Continue reading

Containers of Hope, a low-cost home by Benjamin Garcia Saxe

The owners of this unique small house dreamed of living a simpler life on their rural property in Costa Rica. Not wanting to take on a large debt, they were receptive when their… Continue reading

Quietude, a peaceful wooden home | Henry Yorke Mann

The owner of this small house was seeking a place of solace following a number of hectic life events. However her budget was severely limited…only $28,000. Architect Henry Yorke Mann designed a home… Continue reading

Garden Pavilion | BLOOT Architecture

BLOOT Architecture designed this modern garden retreat to serve both as a home office and as a small guest house. Site and regulatory constraints limited the new structure to 22.6 m2 (243 ft2), but architect Tjeerd… Continue reading

Reflection of Mineral, a small house by Atelier Tekuto

Reflection of Mineral sits like an irregular chunk of quartz dropped onto a Tokyo street corner. Designed by architects Yasuhiro Yamashita and Yoichi Tanaka of Atelier Tekuto, the faceted shape resulted from regulations… Continue reading

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