The House of Trace by Tsuruta Architects in London

Set in London, this end-of-terrace house was recently given a new lease on life with the help of Tsuruta Architects. Dubbed the House of Trace, the house was redeveloped to make it suitable for use as a family home.

The House of Trace features elements throughout, both on the inside and outside, that hark […]

Wakatipu Guest House – A Small Getaway For A Family of 8

This modern guest house has been designed by Team Green Architects, and can sleep up to eight people. Dubbed the Wakatipu Guest House, the retreat can be found on a rural site in Dalefield, New Zealand. The owners of the property provided the architects with a simple brief: to create a relaxing retreat for […]

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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.

The […]

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 […]