17 04, 2014

Moose Road Residence – Affordable Modular-Based House

Designed by Mork Ulnes Architects and called The Moose Road Residence, this small house has been built on a budget and makes use of materials, typically used for structural applications, to finish the interior (mainly plywood and strand board).

The contemporary home is located in the hills of the Ukiah Valley in California, and features […]

16 04, 2014

NOMAD Micro Homes First Prototype Goes On Display

It’s always great to see designs go from concept to reality, and following on from their successful KickStarter campaign, NOMAD Micro Homes have been working steadily on their first full-scale prototype.

The picture of the house still under construction with one of the walls still be to installed, shows just how much NOMAD manages to […]

15 04, 2014

Treehouse Solling – A Modern Retreat Set Among The Forest

I’ve featured some of Baumraum’s work in the past, like the Riverview Treehouse. This contemporary marvel, called Treehouse Solling, features Baumraum’s signature style; a modern, curvaceous living pod clad in steel and timber set a top of stilts.

The treehouse is located near a small town called Uslar in Lower Saxony, Germany. The land was […]

14 04, 2014

Small Cabin in the Swiss Alps is Cosy Family Retreat

Swiss architecture firm, Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes, undertook the restoration of this once dilapidated traditional cabin in 2012. With a footprint of just 16 square meters (172 square feet) it was a challenging project that aimed to make the best use of space so as to provide for a family.

Located in the Alps of Le […]

11 04, 2014

viVood – A Prefab Tiny House Powered By Solar Panels

viVood is a prefabricated timber dwelling that has been designed by a group of Spanish architects and engineers. The lead designer, Daniel Mayo Pardo, wanted to create a tiny house that was both energy efficient, modular and cost effective.

The viVood unit comes with its own array of solar panels, taking advantage of Spain’s […]

9 04, 2014

La Luge – A Stunning Winter Cabin Retreat in Quebec

La Luge is a winter retreat that can accommodate six people within its relatively small, but well designed and finished quarters. Hidden amongst the trees of a forest in Quebec, the winter cabin has been designed as a holiday home by YH2 Architects on the behalf of a family.

The interior of the cabin […]