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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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The G-pod – A Transforming Container Home

This concept shipping container house has been designed by architect Dan Sparks. Called the G-pod, it features pop-up living spaces that are stored within the container while it’s on the move, or when you want to “lock it down”.

From G-pods website: “Humanity’s requirement for GREEN, or environmentally sustainable building solutions, is obvious and […]

This Belgium Home Features A Smart Space-Saving Solution

In Europe and Asia it’s common to come across small and tiny city apartments, particularly in older cities where building regulations were more relaxed at the time of construction. These historically small spaces often provide a challenge for designers on how best to make use of the space.

This apartment is based in Antwerp, Belgium […]