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8 Apartments on a Small Plot by Be-Fun Design

This set of eight studio apartments in Isogo, Japan are set on a plot of just 98 square meters (1054 square feet). Designed by the architecture firm, Be-Fun Design, the apartments contain between 22 – 27 square meters of usable floor space (that’s about 237 – 291 square feet).

Be-Fun Design are no stranger to […]

Shared Micro-Living in Barcelona – Salva64

Salva46 is an experimental apartment designed by Miel Arquitectos and Studio P10. The apartment explores the feasibility of shared micro-living. Set in Barcelona City, Spain, the apartment is just 65 square meters (699 square feet) in size.

The apartment has been divided up according to three main functions: living, working and sleeping. To accommodate […]

A Houseboat in Prague by Mjölk Architekti

In a bid to find affordable housing solutions within the boundaries of expensive cities, people are looking for alternatives to the traditional brick and mortar home. This houseboat is set not far from the center of Prague and is used as a full-time residence by the owner.

The owner needed to be within the […]

Small House with a River View in Japan

Designed by the Japanese architecture firm, y+M, this small house has been built adjacent to the Noto River which it provides views of from within its walls. Set in the Tokushima Prefecture, the house serves a mixture of needs for the owners, both in terms of function and form.

Given its river setting, the […]

A Contemporary Family Home in Tilburg

This contemporary house is set in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The house has been designed by the architecture firm Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten, on the behalf of a family. The family had several needs, which the architects attempted to address by creating spaces for work and play.

The house contains three stories and is found […]

A Modern Backyard Retreat in Sydney by Welsh + Major

This sharp concrete and steel getaway is set at the back of a garden lot of a late-Victorian house within inner-city Sydney. Designed by the Australian architecture firm Welsh + Major, the retreat is surrounded by trees and shrubbery, making you think it’s a world away from the bustling city.

The building has been dubbed […]