A Family Home in Tokyo Designed for Adaptability

This house in Musashisakai, Tokyo, has been designed by local design firm Upsetters Architects for a small family. The house was completed in 2011 and contains a total floor area of 97 square meters (about 1044 square feet).

Set in Tokyo suburb, the house has a relatively generous amount of perimeter space when compared […]

Small Weekend Cabin is Inspired by Fairy Tales

Set amongst the pine trees of a forest in Brandenburg, Germany, this small cottage acts as a weekend home for a family, although it could easily be occupied on a full-time basis. The site originally contained a summer house that dated back to 1926, which was unfortunately beyond repair.

The owners of the land […]

Madrid Apartment Makeover by Beriot, Bernardi Arquitectos

This ingenious small apartment in Madrid has been given a makeover by Beriot, Bernardi Arquitectos. The architects are no stranger to the design of confined spaces. In fact, I’ve featured their work a few times in the past (which you can check out here and here) for their smart layouts and inventive use of […]

The 5.5m x 5.5m House by LVPH Architects

Simply named after the building’s dimensions, “5.5m x 5.5m” is a small house set on a piece of private property in Windig Park, Fribourg, Switzerland. The park is 30 hectares in size and contains a manor house that dates back to 1830. However, the park as a whole is currently in a state of […]

A 3 Meter Wide House in Tokyo by Saboarch

This small house from Shibuya, Tokyo, is set on a slim piece of land between two converging streets. The house, called “The Wall of Nishihara”, has been designed by the architecture firm Saboarch and is set on a site area of just 40 square meters (430 square feet).

The building itself covers an area […]

A Tiny House by AnLstudio – Mondang House

This modern tiny house has been built in Jongro, a western section of the old City Centre in Seoul. The client commissioned the local architecture firm, AnLstudio, to create a functional family home that made the most of the 34 square meter (366 square foot) site.

Due to the limited site area, just 6-by-5.5 meters […]