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    Juniper House – A Camouflaged Small House on the Island of Gotland

Juniper House – A Camouflaged Small House on the Island of Gotland

Set in Gotland, an island off of the cost of Sweden, this small house has been designed to blend in with its surroundings. Created by the Stockholm based firm Murman Arkitekter, the build has been dubbed the Juniper House thanks to the Juniper trees surrounding it.

The house is surrounded by evergreen trees, which grow […]

A Hexagonal House on a Hillside in Czech Republic by ALT

Designed by ALT Architeckti, this small timber house can be found on a hillside in Central Bohemia, Czech Republic. The house is located in a no-build zone, however the new home was able to replace an existing 1950’s summer house.

ALT Architeckti were commissioned to build the two-bedroom, hexagonal house by a client. The […]

Casa Caja – An Affordable Small House Built By The Owners

This concrete block house has been designed and built by its owners. The house is part of a non-profit social housing project called the Comunidad Vivex programme, which aims to provide affordable housing in Mexico. Set in Monterrey, local architecture firm S-AR initiated the project and were also on-hand throughout the build.

The house has […]

A Stilted Small Beach House in Italy by Studio Zero85

This stilted beach house in Italy has been designed by the firm Studio Zero85. Set along the Italian coastline in the city of Pescara, the beach house has been named “Trabocco” – a name given to the area’s old fishing machine structures.

Trabocco consists of a simple gable structure that’s been elevated on a […]

  • Micro Apartments - Enfoka - Lavapiés - Spain - Bedroom & Dining - Humble Homes
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    EnfoKa’s Madrid Micro-Apartments Are Just 200 – 400 Square Feet

EnfoKa’s Madrid Micro-Apartments Are Just 200 – 400 Square Feet

During the recent recession, many people in Spain (and the world over) found themselves having to move from their own neighbourhood to less well-developed areas. One such area was Lavapiés, in Madrid. Despite its central location it was largely under-developed at the time, but things are starting to change.

In the last few years, the […]

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    The Observatories – An Artist’s Residence On A Tiny Footprint

The Observatories – An Artist’s Residence On A Tiny Footprint

These two tiny structure’s serve as an artist’s residence. Called “The Observatories”, they were designed by a team of students in collaboration with artist Edward Crumpton, as part of a competition run by SPUD (Space Placemaking and Urban Design).

The students involved, Charlotte Knight, Mina Gospavic, Ross Galtress, and Lauren Shevills, now get to […]