Friday, April 28, 2017

Small & Tiny

Small & Tiny
Ask anyone who works from home what one of their biggest challenges is, and you'll probably hear the need for a dedicated place to work with minimal distraction. Working from your house sounds great. You have the freedom to do...
On a secluded plot of farm land on the Scottish Isle of Skye rests a charred little structure that architect Rural Design Architects have named the 'Black Shed." The pre-burnt wood siding creates a stark contrast between the shed, the rolling...
With the growing trend of "pubsheds" comes an increasing amount of creativity, as demonstrated by this guy who turned a simple shed dubbed "The Barn" into a very creative backyard bar where he and his buddies can hang out...
Sometimes a splash of orange and a squiggle of purple is all you need to make a small, otherwise mundane space shine. This tiny apartment in France was taken over by artist/architect Cyril Rheims along with his wife and...
Emerging from a snow covered mountainside in Trollheimen Meldal, Norway is 118 SF of one Norwegian families home away from home. This ski cabin may be small in stature, but it is big in function, nostolgia and old-world charm. The goal was...
For years we've heard about "man caves" and seen them in all their glory, the wooden walls adorned with pennants from their favorite sports teams and poster of pin-up girls, big screen television in one corner and a fridge...
If you have a garage that doesn't get much use, sometimes it makes sense to convert it into an accessory dwelling unit (ADU), which can serve as an extra place to host guests or even a secondary income generator. The...
Maybe the idea of a tiny house appeals to you, but the practicality not so much. For small families and empty-nesters who need a bit more space for their things, a small house might fit their needs perfectly. That's...
Almost as if Walt Disney himself placed this perfectly gabled little cottage in the middle of a tree specked grassy meadow, this house by architecture studio Zecc and Roel van Norel evokes warm feelings of fairy tale nostalgia. The house was built...
Over 40 years ago a couple purchased a small, 1/4 acre lot of land just 500 feet away from the Atlantic shore. At the time, they didn't have the means to develop a house there, and as the years...