Cool small house with unique shape.
“Long and narrow configurations – open along their long edges and oriented lengthwise from east to west – naturally block out glaring morning and evening light while allowing diffused north and low-in-winter south light to enter.”
via Slice of Paradise: Crafty Cabin Looks Like a Giant Cut Log
Here’s a professionally designed and built small home that runs about $125 a square foot.
“The first of their tiny homes is the ClearSpace Casita. This 432 square foot home includes a studio space that can accommodate a murphy bed/storage wall, work area, or built in display/book shelf. There is also space for a compact kitchen, a 3/4 bath and a generous sleeping/storage room.”
Read more about ClearSpace Modular Homes.
Laird lives up in the Yukon Territory, Whitehorse to be precise, and has just finished building his second tiny home. This design is called the Leaf House
Read more at Leaf House – a Tiny House in the Yukon | Tiny House Design.
The folks at MetroShed have come up with an interesting new take on the playhouse, no surprisingly named MetroPlay. It’s a modern playhouse with a central 8×8 unit with some expansion options. Expect to pay between $6,000 and $7,000 for a MetroPlay.
This is a 624 square foot modern home designed by architect Toyo Ito. I wanted to share it with you because it’s so simple and unusual and contains a lot of great ideas for redefining a simple shed form.
Compact Japanese Modern Home
This artist’s studio isn’t exactly tiny at 775 square feet but I wanted to share it because it’s an example of a small building that uses industrial materials to form an attractive space. I can imagine how a tiny house could be built the same way from off-the-shelf low-cost industrial parts. It seems like an ideal way to go for someone looking for a modern look & feel and a durable structure. This modern studio is located in Melbourne, Australia and was designed by Open Studio Pty Ltd.