26 01, 2015

A Contemporary, Multifunctional Japanese House by SNARK

Designed by the Japanese architecture firm, SNARK, this building serves as a residential and commercial property. Set about an hour’s drive from Takasaki city, it features a hairdressers on the first floor, and a small house on the second level.

The building’s footprint comes to just 624 square feet (58 square meters). According to the […]

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    Uhlík House – A Modern Family Home in Czech Republic by Mjölk

23 01, 2015

Uhlík House – A Modern Family Home in Czech Republic by Mjölk

Set in Pyšely, Czech Republic, this small family home has been designed by Mjölk architekti. Due to its dark exterior cladding, the house has been dubbed Uhlík, which translates as carbon. It’s home to a young family of five, and a cat and dog.

Mjölk were contacted by the clients, Katka and Honza, to […]

22 01, 2015

A Small Countryside Retreat in Spain by Modulo12

Designed by the Spanish architecture studio, Modulo 12 Architects, this small house has been created for a young family. Tired of the traffic, noise, pollution and other issues prevalent in cities, they decided they needed a place to escape to, and invest in a countryside retreat.

With family ties to the location, they settled in […]

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    Carl Turner’s Minimalist Houseboat Can Be Set On Land Or Water

21 01, 2015

Carl Turner’s Minimalist Houseboat Can Be Set On Land Or Water

Paperhouses is a scheme founded by the architect Joana Pacheco. It aims to provide open source contemporary residential architecture that’s freely available, and stimulates the designer-client relationship. This contemporary houseboat is the latest addition to the platform.

Designed by the London-based firm, Carl Turner Architects, their proposal involves creating a structure which will take advantage […]

20 01, 2015

Terrace House Gets Revamped by Zminkowska De Boise

This project by Zminkowska De Boise Architects involved the revamping of a terraced Edwardian house in London. A number of alterations were made to make the narrow, deep floor plan more liveable for a couple with young children.

The house, set in the Muswell Hill Conservation Area, is a two storey building however the […]

19 01, 2015

Vipp Shelter – An Industrial Small House in Denmark

This modern tiny house has been designed by the Danish design studio Vipp. Dubbed Vipp Shelter, it was the company’s first architectural project. The unit has been developed as a “plug and play” retreat, and Vipp refer to it as a “liveable industrial object”.

Vipp Shelter is 592 square feet (55 square meters) in […]