Lollipop House

Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea - Moon Hoon Project Year :     2012 Developed Area :     102.9 m2 It's very hard to ignore this peculiar house that closely resembles an over-sized peppermint. It sticks out in the middle of a suburban neighborhood with neutral-toned houses. To say that the design of...

Phong House

Hòa Xuân, Vietnam - VHL.Architecture Project Year:  2018 Area:  100.0 m2 Photographs:  Kingkien City living is oftentimes expensive. Homeowners who wish to settle in the city think of ways to minimize construction cost. Phong House's design concept is to merge traditional and modern architecture. By renovating an old factory, the...

Slim Fit House

Almere, The Netherlands - ANA ROCHA Architecture Project Year:  2018 Area:  50.0 m2 Photographers:  Christiane Wirth When there is scarcity of horizontal space, the best solution is to go vertical. This is what Slim Fit House is all about. The three-story house occupies less space than two parking lots. This...

Cabin Laksvatn

Tromsø, Norway - Hamran/Johansen Arkitekter Project Year:  2014 Area:  50.0 m2 Photographers:  Ivan Brodey, André Severin Johansen How do you fit nine people inside a 50 m2 home? Cabin Laksvatn has the answer. This small house stands among Alpine trees, with the mountains as the perfect backdrop. The surrounding landscape...

Cabin Vindheim

Lillehammer, Norway - Vardehaugen Project Year:  2016 Area:  65.0 m2 Photographers:  Rasmus Norlander, Einar Elton Cabin Vindheim blurs the line between architecture and nature. This solitary lodge looks like it is buried deep in snow, with only its rooftop showing. Clad in black-stained pinewood, the cabin looks striking in the midst...

Paarman Tree House

Cape Town, South Africa - Malan Vorster Architecture and Design Project Year:  2016 Area:  117.0 m2 Photographers:  Adam Letch, Mickey Hoyle Tree houses are places associated with fun and adventure, and of times spent outdoors. It is the ultimate hideout spot. Wanting an “adult hideaway place”, the homeowner added the...

Down Up House

France - Avignon-Clouet Architectes Project Year :     2011 Developed Area :     50.0 m2 Down Up House is an extension project of an old ground floor flat, a building constructed in the 19th century. Because of the very limited landscape, the architects had to make sure that they make...

So Da Hun

South Korea - IROJE KHM Architects Project Year :     2008 Building Area :     63.25 m2 Gross Floor Area :     270.0 m2 Area :     107.0 m2 Photographs :     Jong Oh Kim The design of So Da Hun is modern in every way. Sitting at the heart of downtown...

Casa Tierra: House Cave

Cordoba, Spain - UMMO Estudio Project Year :     2012 Developed Area :     104.0 m2 Photographs :     David Vico If you think humans gave up cave dwelling millennia ago, think again. There are a few wonderful example of cave homes around the world. This one offers all the...

The Courtyard House

London, United Kingdom - De Rosee Sa Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     110.0 m2 The Courtyard House is a long and narrow piece of property built with the challenge of strict planning restrictions. As such, the architects designed a plan that gave excellent alternatives - skylights...

Walnut Tree, House and Terrace

Ogulin, Croatia - PRO-S Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     100.0 m2 Photographs :    Jure Živkovic The Walnut Tree, House and Terrace is an unassuming piece of residential space that sits on top of a hill; the origin of which is just as interesting as the property...

Grown House

Seoul, South Korea - FHHH FRIENDS Developed Area :     98.0 m2 Photographs :    Kyung Roh  In a bustling city as jam-packed as Seoul, South Korea, large living spaces are hard to come by. While the city itself is home to tall corporate skyscrapers, most residential areas feature small...

House R

Casa D'Agosto, Italy - 35astudio Project Year       :      2016 Developed Area :     120sqm Photographs       :     Andrea Carmignola & Maddalena Merlo House R is the holiday home of a young Milanese couple who needed a place to go to when they wanted to...

There’s a Doppelgänger in France

Saint-Molf, France - KARST architecture Project Year :     2016 Developed Area :     40.0 m2 ( 432 ft2 ) Photographs :     Amélie Labourdette This house built with wood wanted to mimic the ancient traditional houses made of stone and cob wall. Hence, it's named the Doppelgänger...

Roof on the Hill

Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan - Alphaville Architects Project Year :     2010 Developed Area :     100.0 sqm ( 1076.39 Sq ft ) Photographs :     Kai Nakamura In true Japanese tradition, the Roof on the Hill is a minimalist structure composed mainly of interconnected rooms. The absence of doors...