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 […]

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    Winkley Workshop – A Small House in London by Kirkwood McCarthy

Winkley Workshop – A Small House in London by Kirkwood McCarthy

What was once a derelict workshop in east London, is now a comfortable small house thanks to a redesign by the architecture studio Kirkwood McCarthy. The three-storey house is owned by Fiona Kirkwood (of Kirkwood McCarthy) and her fiancé.

The house has been dubbed the Winkley Workshop, and occupies the end of a terrace-lined street […]

Modern Small Apartments in Seoul by Studio GAON

Set in Seoul, South Korea, this small building features two apartments and a store on the first floor. The building was renovated by the architecture firm Studio GAON, and is called “Suo Suo-jae(守吾齋)”, which translates as “The house to uphold myself”.

Both of the apartments are approximately 50 square meters in size (538 square feet). […]

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    Miner’s Shelter – A Mirco Retreat in Arizona by David Frazee

Miner’s Shelter – A Mirco Retreat in Arizona by David Frazee

Originally a miner’s residence, this tiny structure has been transformed into a micro retreat by designer David Frazee. Set in the Arizona desert, and dubbed Miner’s Shelter, the structure dates back to the 1980’s when copper was being mined, and its new look takes inspiration from work of the American architect, Frank Llyod Wright.

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    A Summer House in Sweden with a “Climbing Wall” by Leo Qvarsebo

A Summer House in Sweden with a “Climbing Wall” by Leo Qvarsebo

This small summer house has been described by the architect as “a bit like a treehouse for adults”. Created by Leo Qvarsebo for himself and his family, the summer house is set in Dalarna, Sweden, and features an interesting A-frame shape.

A series of large picture windows frame the views at different points throughout the […]

1950’s Silo Converted into a Tiny House by Christoph Kaiser

Architect, Christoph Kaiser, has created this inventive tiny house out of a 1950’s grain silo. Set in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, the silo has been converted into a very cozy, modern home for Christoph and his wife.

The tiny house is 340 square feet in size, but it doesn’t only have a small physical footprint, its […]