21 11, 2014

Japanese House Has Rooms Set In Wooden Boxes – TASS

The small house in Japan has been built for a couple after their previous home was destroyed in the Higashi-Nihon earthquake of 2011. Designed by architecture studio, TASS, the house features a number of individual box-like rooms with the space between them acting as a living area.

The house is set in a developing […]

20 11, 2014

Au Bon Coin Gets Transformed into Modern Social Housing

This historic building in France recently underwent renovation works to convert it into a series of small social housing units. The renovation and extension was carried out by the French architecture studio, Atelier d’architecture Ramdam.

The building is known as “Au Bon Coin” and was originally built back in early 1900. The refurbishment includes the […]

19 11, 2014

The Tiny Trek-in Cabin by Kristel Hermans Architectuur

Meet the Trek-in, a luxurious glamping retreat constructed almost entirely from recycled materials. The Trek-in is designed for a range of people, from hikers to families, acting as a pit-stop on a hike or as a relaxing getaway for the weekend. The cabin was created by MoodWorks Architecture and Kristel Hermans Architectuur.

The cabins are […]

18 11, 2014

A Studio, Cafe, Gallery and House Rolled Into One

Multifunctional design is one way to make things more efficient, and this small house in Japan manages to serve four purposes within its four walls. Called Ouef and designed by architecture firm Flat House, the building acts as home for a young couple, while also containing spaces for a cafe, gallery and art studio. […]

17 11, 2014

Tiny Houses by Matt Garcia – Llano Exit Strategy

This series of tiny houses have been designed by Matt Garcia on the behalf of four couples seeking to escape city life. Called the “Llano Exit Strategy”, the micro-housing project is situated on a plot along the Llano River. Each tiny house was built on a budget of just $40,000.

The families purchased the […]

14 11, 2014

Small House by Takeshi Hosaka Opens Up To The Outside

This modern small house in Japan has been designed by Takeshi Hosaka for a young couple and their two cats. Set in a residential district of Tokyo, the house is composed of an outer leaf which shelters the inner home, a separate volume that contains the main living spaces.

According to Hosaka, the initial […]