• Small Writers Cottage - Jarmund Vigsnæs Arkitekter - Olslo Norway - Staircase - Humble Homes
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    A Tiny Writer’s Cottage in Norway by Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter

28 08, 2015

A Tiny Writer’s Cottage in Norway by Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter

Created as a writer’s retreat, this angular garden studio can be found in Oslo, Norway. It’s been designed by local architects Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter for two professionals who wanted a getaway from their main home that would allow them to focus on their writing and work.

Simply named the Writer’s Cottage, the garden studio was […]

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    Sol Van Kempen – Sustainer Homes Eco-Friendly Off-Grid Container Home

27 08, 2015

Sol Van Kempen – Sustainer Homes Eco-Friendly Off-Grid Container Home

This modern container home conversion has been carried out by a new company based in the outskirts of Amsterdam. Called Sustainer Home, the company consists of a group of like-minded individuals who have pooled their separate skill sets in order to create an environmentally-friendly, affordable housing alternative.

Their first prototype home has been dubbed […]

  • Darlinghurst Apartment - Tiny Apartment - Brad Swartz Architect - Australia - Living Area 1 - Humble Homes
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    Darlinghurst Apartment – A Tiny, Flexible and Functional Home

26 08, 2015

Darlinghurst Apartment – A Tiny, Flexible and Functional Home

Designed for a young couple, this minimalist apartment in New South Wales, Australia, was created on a small budget. The renovation was overseen by local architecture studio Brad Swartz Archtect, who took on the challenge of redeveloping the small awkward space.

The apartment, dubbed Darlinghurst Apartment by the architects, measures just 291 square […]

25 08, 2015

Studio GO is a Prefab Tiny House by NOEM in Barcelona

This tiny house has been created by the Barcelona-based design studio NOEM. The house is prefabricated off-site and when deployed it’s powered by a series of solar panels mounted on its roof. It’s been dubbed “Studio GO” by the designers due to its portability.

The bulk of the structure was completed in a factory […]

24 08, 2015

A Small Multi-Generational Home in Japan by KASA Architects

This rather meek and quiet small house has been designed for a father, his daughter and her husband. Set in the Saitama Prefecture of Japan, the building has been designed by KASA Architects who aimed to create a “1.5 household” with overlapping living spaces, rather than two separate residences.

The site was originally home […]

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    Japanese Home Features Flexible Living Spaces and Large Roof Overhang

21 08, 2015

Japanese Home Features Flexible Living Spaces and Large Roof Overhang

The most immediately striking feature of this small family home in Japan is it’s large roof overhang. The house has been designed by Nobuo Araki and his Tokyo-based architecture studio, The Archetype. With the clients on hand, they set out to create a simple, functional home that would meet the needs of their family. […]