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One of a Kind School Bus Conversion

This 1959 Chevrolet Viking School Bus’s restoration was spearheaded by Will Winkelman of Winkelman Architecture. It can be used as a camper, transport 12 people, sleep 4, and be used as a guest room at his home in Portland, Maine. The restoration required lifting the body off the frame and fabricating some replacement parts. While it may look like a groovy […]

Rustic Tiny House Made From Reclaimed Materials

The house looks to be about 12-by-18 foot, and whilst not stated on their AirBnB page, the usable square footage is probably in the range of 300 square feet when you include the loft. The house is a pet project of DIY enthusiasts, Jenny and Michael, who built the home from as many recycled and […]

Lyset Paa Lista – An Outpost to Preserve Rural Norway

The structure itself was built with the help of locals and architecture students from both Norway and Mexico. According to the architects the project was formed in typical TYIN fashion, the design of the outpost took place in tandem with the building process. Part of this was due to pragmatic factors like the availability of […]

How Do You like the View from This Small Cabin in the Swiss Alps?

Swiss architecture firm, Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes, undertook the restoration of this once dilapidated traditional cabin in 2012. With a footprint of just 16 square meters (172 square feet) it was a challenging project that aimed to make the best use of space so as to provide for a family.” – Humble Homes See more of this Small […]

The Pump House – A Compact Off-Grid Home

The Pump House is located in rural Victoria, Australia, and is set amongst the rushes of a small lake. The house inherited its name from its previous purpose – it was originally built as a storage space to hold a water pump and farming equipment.” – Humble Homes Read and see more of The Pump House

Small Wood-Clad Mountain Cabin in Italy

Designed by EM2 Architekten, this small mountain cabin is set in the region San Vigilio di Marebbe in Italy. The cabin, named Jagdhaus Tamers, features a wall which can be “opened up” to reveal a large floor-to-ceiling window that almost spans the width of the building.” – Niall

Tiny Treehouse, Crazy Swing

This treehouse and swing combination isn’t for the faint-hearted. La Casa del Árbol (The Treehouse) in Baños, Ecuador,is a seismic checking station built on top of a single tree on the edge of a cliff face. While the treehouse itself is a unique structure, it’s the swing that really steals the show. Called the “Crazy […]

Inside the 430 Square Foot Lofted Quebrada House

The interior of the house features a single open plan living space, which differentiates between the living areas by incorporating levels. On the lower level you’ll find a large living room with a space for dining and a small but functional kitchen.” – Niall Read and see more at Humble Homes…