Muji’s Small and Simple House in Tokyo

This rather simple and boxy-looking house in Japan has been designed by the retail company Muji. Set in one of Tokyo’s dense residential districts, the house is intended to cater for the needs of city dwellers. The house takes full advantage of its small site by maximizing its footprint, and proximity to the adjacent […]

The Little Lost Cabin by Clark Stevens

This small 700-square foot cabin can be found on Summit Spring Ranch in Idaho. The building was designed by architect Clark Stevens on the behalf of an investment company, Beartooth Capital, which specialises in locating neglected ranch properties, and restoration of structures, waterways and lands.

Beartooth Capital often sell their properties with conservation easements, […]

The Hammock House by UZU Architects

Located in Osaka, Japan, this family home has been dubbed the “Hammock House” thanks to an outdoor deck that features an area purposely designed for a hammock. The house has a footprint of 51 square meters (549 square feet) and has been created by the local firm, UZU Architects.

The Hammock House contains three […]

An Inward-Looking Family House in Vietnam

Set in Saigon, Vietnam this family features a mix of interesting design features aimed at providing the occupants an escape from everyday life. The house contains a total usable floor space of 82 square meters (883 square feet) and has been created by the studio i.House Architecture and Construction.

From the street, the house looks […]

Simple, Functional House by Takahashi Maki

Set in Saitama, Japan, this small house has been built on a site of 38 square meters (409 square feet) of which the building occupies just 21 square meters (226 square feet). The three-storey dwelling has been designed by the Japanese architecture firm Takahashi Maki and Associates, who have called it “White Hut and […]

K2S Architect’s Contemporary Island Cabin

This contemporary timber clad cabin was designed and built for a family from Helsinki. The cabin, which is intended to be used as a summer retreat, can be found on the Finnish island of Lepäinen. The building was designed by K2S Architects and construction was completed back in 2009.

The plot is set along the […]