A Tiny House on a River Island

Tiny House on a River Island Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

Sauvie Island Portland OR – Jessica Helgerson Interior Design Built: 1940 Renovated: 2009 Area: ¬†50m2 (540 sq. ft.) When¬†the¬†owners bought this home in 2008 they decided to try to live¬†within¬†the¬†existing footprint. ¬†Step 1 was to design the interior for maximum efficiency. The owners also wanted to recycle as much as possible. ¬†Here is an except […]

ProtoHaus

ProtoHaus

Isn‚Äôt this tiny home on wheels interesting? Protohaus was built¬†achieving¬†functionality, sustainability and beauty. This home, with an exterior dimension of 22’x8’6″, was built on a trailer bed which¬†can carry around 14,000 pounds allowing its owners to transport the entire house from one place to another. Now that’s a tiny house and a vacation home/cabin! The […]

Garage Transformation

Garage Transformation

Washington, United States –¬†Michelle de la Vega Built area: 23 m2 (250 sq. ft.) Photography: Ira Lippke Michelle de la Vega¬†is a¬†visual artist, designer, welder. ¬†Here is her conversion of an old, disused garage into a 23 m2 (250 sq ft) mini-home. The roof was raised 1.2 metres (4ft) to¬†accommodate¬†a lofty sleeping area and a […]

Toronto’s Tiniest Home

Toronto’s Tiniest Home

Toronto Canada Year Built: ¬† ¬†1912 Built Area: ¬† ¬† 300 sq. ft. (27.8 m2) At just over 7 feet wide (2.2m), this must be one of the narrowest fixed homes in the developed world. ¬†It also ranks as one of the smallest we’ve come across, excluding those built on trailers. The home was built […]

Arched Cabins

Arched Cabins

Texas – Arched Cabins While custom tiny homes offer a simpler and less expensive lifestyle,¬†most of them pretty much require robbing the bank before you can own one. But these tiny homes by Arched Cabins are¬†a different story! For as low as $960, you can get¬†their basic kit – minimally insulated and finished with basic […]

La Tiny House

La Tiny House

Want to live a simpler but more adventurous life? By less, we mean you¬†spend less money on utilities and still live life to the fullest. Perhaps¬†La Tiny House can help you realize your dream! If you’re living in France, that is. La Tiny House is a company that custom builds tiny homes on wheels. Unlike […]

The world’s narrowest home?

World's Narrowest, Keret House

The Keret House ¬†Warsaw ¬†Poland ¬†– ¬†Architect: ¬†Jakub Szczesny Photography by¬†Bartek Warzecha,¬†Polish Modern Art Foundation Built: ¬† 2012 Area: ¬† Unknown but miniscule We’ve featured, what we¬†considered¬†to be, some extremely narrow homes but surely, this has to be the narrowest fully¬†constructed¬†‘home’ anywhere! ¬†At it’s narrowest, it’s just 72 centimetres (28″) before widening out to a […]

Earth House – An Ode to Yoon Dong-joo

Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, Korea –¬†Byoungsoo Cho Site area: ¬† ¬† 660m2 Floor Area:¬† ¬† 32.49m2 Project Year:¬† ¬† ¬†2008-2009 Photography:¬† ¬† ¬†Wooseop Hwang, Yong Gwan Kim It would seem odd to think of a 14m x 7m concrete box set deep in¬†the ground as a ‘house of the sky’ and yet it is! The tiny home […]

Roll It

Roll It Germany

Karlsruhe, Germany –¬†University of Karlsruhe Could you live in a cylinder? This is the ultimate experiment in low-cost housing. Called ‘Roll it’, it was designed and built by collaborative teams at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. Comprising of three independent cylinders, the unit is a complete dwelling with a bed/sitting/study area, an exercise ‘room’ […]

Tiny House with Drawbridge

Ontario, Canada – Greenmoxie Floor Area: 340 sq. ft. Photography: Gary Mulcahey This home may be short on space but definitely not on style and function. It even has an electric draw bridge deck, which¬†serves as its most distinctive feature! This drawbridge, when opened, serves as a deck large enough to fit a dining set […]