Tag Archives: vacation home

Tiny Vacation Home by Hristina Hristova

Customized to their needs with a pop-up canopy and fold-down stoop, this tiny vacation home on wheels helps one young family avoid both the crowds and the high prices of seaside resorts. Bulgarian designer Hristina Hristova built a narrow, lightweight structure on top of a trailer base, limiting it to nine feet wide so it’s […]

Tiny Dutch Vacation Home Made from a Military Bunker

A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.” – Dianna Budds for Dwell Read more about this Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home. Photos by Tim Van de Velde.

Futuro House by Matti Suuronen circa 1968

The Futuro House was designed in 1968 by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen. It was commissioned as a “holiday house” or vacation home. Because it would be used in a mountainside setting, the structure needed to be easy to transport to the site, low maintenance and shed snow easily. The final design of the Futuro House […]

8×40 Shipping Container Home Design

I’ve designed and drawn-up my first 8′ x 40′ steel shipping container home plans.  It’s a 320 sq. ft. tiny home design.  While it is specifically designed for a shipping container, there is no reason it couldn’t be a stick-built tiny home planas well.  In fact, if you did that you could put on a gable, gambrel, or […]