Moose Road Residence – Affordable Modular-Based House

Designed by Mork Ulnes Architects and called The Moose Road Residence, this small house has been built on a budget and makes use of materials, typically used for structural applications, to finish the interior (mainly plywood and strand board).

The contemporary home is located in the hills of the Ukiah Valley in California, and features […]

A Summerhouse Built On A Budget by Rosario Talevi

This unique summerhouse has been designed by architect Rosario Talevi for her mum. The summer house is located in the small fishing village of Punta Rubia in Uruguay, and is just a short few minutes on foot from the sea. The rather modern looking house was constructed under a strict budget and provides a […]

Shirokane House in Tokyo Plays with Light and Shadow

This relatively small unassuming house in Tokyo is placed on a site that measures 64.5 square meters (694 square feet). The house was designed by the architecture firm MDS and is located in a dense residential area of Tokyo, where houses are built within close proximity to one another so as to capitalise on […]

The Coxwell House in Toronto by Rohan Walter

This rather funky looking multi-storey house is called The Coxwell House. It has been designed by Rohan Walter of Spaces of Rohan. If the name sounds familiar, it might be because I’ve featured some of his work before (check out his own small house built on a narrow Toronto parking space). Like his other […]

A Small House Renovation by 8A Architecten

This small labourer’s house in Leiden, South Holland, has been modernised by the Dutch firm 8A Architecten. 8A Architecten, who have previously been involved in other small house designs (such as this affordable family housing scheme in Nijmegen), have transformed the labourer’s house into a contemporary, brightly-lit home.

The redesign required the internal partition […]

House For Reunion by Studio GAON in South Korean

Designed by the South Korean architecture firm, studio_GAON, this house has been created to act as a place for the owner’s family to hold get-togethers. With a footprint of 53 square meters (570 square feet), it’s a relatively small house and has been named, quite suitably, the “House of Happy Meeting” (or alternatively, the […]