A Tiny Contemporary Retreat in Utrecht by Zecc

The Dutch architecture firm Zecc teamed up with interior designer Roel van Norel to convert what was originally a tiny garden house into this contemporary retreat. Set in the countryside of Utrecht, the project has been dubbed “Holiday Outlying Utrecht”.

Over the course of two years, the existing structure was removed and replaced with […]

A Tiny House in Germany by Architekturbüro Scheder

Set in Hohenecken, Germany, this tiny house is just 9.8 feet wide (3 meters) and only contains two rooms over its two storeys. The house has been designed by local architecture studio, Architekturbüro Scheder.

The house is sandwiched between two adjacent properties on the edge of a forest. Building regulations stipulated that the house had […]

Beach Hampton – A Tiny House On The New York Atlantic Coast

This tiny house is set on a quarter acre of land that’s just 500 feet from the Atlantic Ocean. The house, dubbed Beach Hampton, can be found in Amagansett, NY. Designed by Bates Masi Architects, the project required the team overcome conflicting regulations.

The land was purchased over 40 years ago by a couple, but […]

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    Cabin 2 – A Contemporary Small Retreat by Maddison Architects

Cabin 2 – A Contemporary Small Retreat by Maddison Architects

This self-contained retreat is an addition to an existing 1960’s log cabin found in bayside Blairgowrie, Australia. The project, dubbed Cabin 2, was completed in 2013 and the design of the retreat was carried out by Australian studio, Maddison Architects.

The owners of the existing cabin wanted a new, self-contained retreat that would allow […]

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    Small Australian House Gets A Modern Makeover by Techne Architects

Small Australian House Gets A Modern Makeover by Techne Architects

Set in Sandringham, Australia, this small house has had a two-storey extension added to it, while maintaining the front end of the home. Completed in 2014, the redesign was carried out by local firms, Techne Architecture and Doherty Design Studio.

The house now has 893 square feet (83 square meters) of space for the […]

ArchiBlox’s Carbon Positive Prefab House

The Australian company Archiblox recently revealed what they claim to be the world’s first carbon positive prefab house. The prefab units are designed to be more environmentally-friendly by reducing embodied energy, and making use of renewable technologies.

The prototype was first displayed in Melbourne City Square on February 8th. Archiblox, who produce prefab houses […]