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 […]

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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 Stilted Retreat in the Belearic Islands by Gartnerfuglen

This unusual structure is actually a “grooming retreat”. It’s been designed by the Spanish firm Gartnerfuglen, and can be found on the Belearic Islands. It was created for a young professional who moved back to her home town to take up the family agricultural business.

Completed in 2014 he retreat serves as a space […]

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    The Observatories – An Artist’s Residence On A Tiny Footprint

The Observatories – An Artist’s Residence On A Tiny Footprint

These two tiny structure’s serve as an artist’s residence. Called “The Observatories”, they were designed by a team of students in collaboration with artist Edward Crumpton, as part of a competition run by SPUD (Space Placemaking and Urban Design).

The students involved, Charlotte Knight, Mina Gospavic, Ross Galtress, and Lauren Shevills, now get to […]

The Polygon Studio A Tiny Guest House and Artist’s Studio

This lakeside tiny house has been designed by architect Jeffery S. Poss. The house has been constructed for use as a guest house and as a sculptor’s studio. Dubbed the “Polygon Studio” by the architect, it boasts views over George Lake.

The house is set on the highest elevation available on the site, and […]

A Series of Small Housing Units in Cidades, Portugal

This series of small housing units can be found in Cidades, Portugal. Designed by local architecture firm M-Arquitectos, the units are an addition to an existing house that was built in the 1950’s.

Set at on elevated site and overlooking the surrounding countryside, the three units are part of the rehabilitation of the site, […]