Tiny Homes

These tiny homes are filled with big ideas. From clever storage solutions to rooms that shape-shift to accommodate your every need, these stories show that you don't have to live large to have fun.

An Off-Grid Tiny Home Experiment Puts a Group of Students to the Test
An Off-Grid Tiny Home Experiment Puts a Group of Students to the Test
A class at the University of Coburg tries out a pint-size solution to the building sector’s big carbon emissions problem.
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These Beach Shack–Inspired Prefabs Along U.K.’s North Sea Are Big on Nature
The series of three tiny cabins by Koto form a destination resort that plugs visitors into a pristine setting in Northumberland.
A Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in Remote Italy Is as Easy to Take Apart as It Was to Build
Llabb Architettura creates an experimental retreat made entirely of plywood in the mountain town of Tartago.
One Tiny Home Builder’s Big, Big Plans to Bring Its Space-Age Prefabs to the Masses
One Tiny Home Builder’s Big, Big Plans to Bring Its Space-Age Prefabs to the Masses
Looking at SpaceX and Apple as inspirations, Nestron says it will launch its first concept stores in Las Vegas, Houston, and Fort Lauderdale in June 2023.
A Retired Couple Set Out for Adventure in an Off-Grid Tiny House
Their compact dwelling is packed with e-bikes, folding kayaks, and skis—as well as a soaker tub and a sofa that turns into a bunk bed.
Before & After: Once a Dingy Garage, This Charming Casita Is a Love Letter to Texas
Packed with personality, the retooled shed might just be the cutest little ADU in the state.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Designer Builds a Tiny Guesthouse for $109K
Kelli Hix creates a charming ADU off the back of her historic bungalow in Nashville, Tennessee.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Overhauls His Garage Into a Finely Tuned ADU for $75K
Valery Augustin rolls up his sleeves and converts his two-car structure into a long-term rental in Los Angeles.
Charred Timber Clads a New Rentable Tiny Cabin in Germany
Architect Sigurd Larsen teams up with Raus to build an off-grid escape near Berlin.
The Dot House Is a Prefab Tiny Home With Spot-On Finishes
A London firm leverages digital fabrication to deliver a modular backyard dwelling with flexible pegboard shelving.
A Streamlined Boathouse Perches Above the Water in the San Juan Islands
A Streamlined Boathouse Perches Above the Water in the San Juan Islands
Sitting lightly above the eelgrass, the tiny dwelling serves as a port of entry for a family getaway on the Salish Sea.
You Can Try Small-Space Living on for Size at This Tiny Home Village in Florida
A couple’s decision to build a DIY house leads to 12 rentable cabins.
A Prefab Tiny House Springs Up on a Fairytale Site in the Bavarian Alps
Designed by Manta North, the 516-square-foot residence is situated on an organic farm near the intersection of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
The Housing Shortage in Marfa, Texas, Gets Two New Pint-Size Solutions
Architect Candid Rogers designs a set of rentals using durable, inexpensive materials inspired by the desert landscape.
11 Tiny Prefab Cabins Pop Up in the Woods of Portugal
Summary harnesses the power of prefabrication to create a set of compact homes on a breathtaking site.
A Family of Four Joins Hands to Build Two Tiny Homes in Washington
Upon relocating to the Methow Valley, a family finds their compact cabin to be a little too cozy—so they roll up their sleeves and break ground.
For Your Next Getaway, Consider a Prefab Pod in Antarctica’s Lunar-Esque Landscape
Echo is a space-age eco-retreat that will beckon the adventurous and affluent to experience the iciest region on the planet.
Three Magical Tiny Cabins Take Root in a Maine Forest
Bouffard & Bowick draw inspiration from traditional boatbuilders to create a set of rentable retreats in the coastal town of Sedgwick.
This Wood-Wrapped Prefab With Built-In Furniture Starts at $55K
Nestron’s Legend Two tiny home is designed to be move-in ready the day it arrives.
18 Smart, Space-Saving Interiors in Tiny Homes and Apartments
These compact residences employ clever storage solutions and thoughtful hacks for multifunctional living.
This Off-Grid Tiny Home Is One Retiree Couple’s Permanent Vacation
The 182-square-foot home by Madeiguincho includes self-sustaining systems designed to allow the couple to stay checked out as long as they like.
You Can Power These New All-Electric Tiny Homes With Your Regular-Sized Home—or Even a Car
Three Scandi-inspired designs by Escape start at $43,600 and plug into a standard electrical outlet, an electric vehicle, or a solar array.
An Abandoned Boathouse Catches a Second Wind as a Shipshape Tiny Home
Toronto architect Gregory Neudorf creates a pristine and practical 400-square-foot dwelling with nautical storage below deck.
An Australian Tiny Home Built From Recycled Materials Reaches New Heights With an Expandable Roof
Designer Nick Lane and builder Aaron Shields devise a 128-square-foot, transportable dwelling using local hardwoods, volcanic bluestone, steel, and glass.
Budget Breakdown: An Architecture Student Turns an Old School Bus Into His Home for $7K
Caleb Brackney transforms a 1995 Thomas International bus into his full-time residence in Knoxville, Tennessee, using recycled and found items to repurpose as furnishings.
These Tiny Prefab Cabins Can Be Wheeled Into Place to Create Entire Resorts
Moliving’s luxe cabins will complete Hurley House, a lakeside retreat set to open this summer in upstate New York.
Two Designers Build an Idyllic Cabin—and a Lifelong Friendship—in an Oregon Forest
Though this 190-square-foot hideaway is a solo retreat, the act of creating it proved to be uniting, not isolating, for Rico Castillero and Duane Reed.
These Prefab Tiny Homes Can Be Linked to Create Entire Apartment Complexes
PolyRoom by French design studio Cutwork is a compact, flexible living space designed for endless applications.
A Tiny Home in Washington Captures the Serenity of the West Coast
In Battle Ground, Washington, Matt and Elizabeth Impola create a chic retreat with French doors, bright, airy interiors, and a calming color palette.
The 10 Teeniest Tiny Homes of 2021
Ranging from 33 to 94 square feet per person, these compact dwellings stretch the limits of small-space living.