A Small House Built Over a Swimming Pond by HPSA

This small house is set in Gramastten, Austria, and has been designed by local architecture studio, HPSA. The house, which features a swimming pond to the front of the property, was completed in 2014 and has been aptly named “House at the Pond”.

The house was constructed on an existing garden and swimming pond […]

A Small Vacation Home in China for Friends & Family

This small house is set in Shaanxi, China. It was built for a young couple who live and work in a city, but wanted a vacation home, not only for themselves, but also for their friends and relatives. The house has been designed by architects Zhang Dongguang and Liu Wenjuan.

House contains is just 861 […]

Vila Hermina Replaces the Staircase with Ramps

This bright pink building may fool you into thinking it’s a bit of a ditz, but it actually contains a number of smart design features. Called the Vila Hermina, the house can be found in the Czech Republic, and was created by HSH Architekti.

Despite its diminutive appearance, the house contains three floors which […]

Guest House in Chile Features Straw Bale Insulation

This small guest house from Navidad, Chile has been designed by the Santiago-based firm, AATA Architects. The house has been built with of natural and locally sourced materials, and is topped off with a green roof. The architect’s vernacular approach helps the structure to blend in not only with the wild landscape, but also […]

A Modern Home the Center of Tours, France

This modern house has been built in the center of the historic town of Tours, France. Created by the design studio Atelier 100architecture, the building is designed to blend in with the more traditional surroundings so as not to detract from them.

The house features three floor levels, each with a 20 square meter […]

A Cluster Of Three Tiny Cabins in Norway

This cluster of three cabins are set in Herfell, Norway. The cabins have been designed by the Oslo-based firm Reiulf Ramsted Architects. The three units have been integrated with one another, but are also able to operate individually.

The cabins are placed around a small central courtyard that serves as a “go-between”, connecting each […]