• Haffenden House - Small House - Para Project - Syracuse NY - Exterior - Humble Homes
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    Haffenden House – A Private Writing Studio/Library in Syracuse, NY

Haffenden House – A Private Writing Studio/Library in Syracuse, NY

This small house has been squeezed into a narrow, parking-space sized lot in Syracuse, NY. Created by the architecture studio Para Project, the multi-purpose building has been named Haffenden House. It serves as a writing studio, and has its own library.

The front facade of the house is clad in an unusual semi-transparent silicon […]

The Wave House – A Small Home For a Surfer and His Family

Designed by APOLLO Architects & Associates, this unusual house melds form and function. The build was completed in 2014 and is now home to a small family in Kanagawa, Japan. The house is set on a lot close to a beach where the father of the family can maintain his hobby, surfing.

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The Pod – A Small Granny Flat in Australia by Takt

This modern “granny flat” has been designed the Australia architecture firm Takt. The private getaway has been created for a family whose grandparents travel from overseas to spend the summer months together in Australia. The architects have named the small house, “The Pod”.

The addition to the existing property provides the grandparents with an […]

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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 […]

  • Sandringham House - Small House - Techne Architecture+Interior Design - Doherty Design Studio - Australia - Exterior - Humble Homes
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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 […]

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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 […]