SMALL LANDSCAPE HOUSE DESIGNS
Volume stacking and space-saving floor plan Tiny houses are popping up all over the world, from an Australian mobile cabin on wheels to a Tokyo micro home with two funnelled roofs.
Unemori Architects’ House in Tokyo, Japan
Unemori Architects in Japan constructed this corrugated steel-clad house on a 26-square-metre plot of land in densely populated Tokyo. “You have to be experimental and creative in order to maximise its use, and we considered how diverse and extendable the space could be within the small plot,” the studio explained.
Studio Edwards’ Base Cabin in Australia
The Base Cabin is a geometric micro-home with a smooth rubber skin that is mobile thanks to a set of wheels. Studio Edwards of Melbourne drew inspiration for the cabin’s design from the instantly recognisable A-frame hut, which was created in this shape for structural efficiency as well as a neat and compact appearance.
El Sindicato’s Casa Parásito in Ecuador
With a floor area of just 12 square metres, Casa Parásito is a tiny parasitic home that is supported and serviced by an urban structure in Quito. The office of architecture, El Sindicato, secured the dwelling to the existing structure with steel foundations and designed it to include a bathroom, kitchen, bed, and living space, as well as storage areas with ample space. As with Base Cabin, Casa Parásito is composed of an A-frame timber structure that maximises interior space.
Koto x Abodu, created in the United States of America by Koto and Abodu
For sites in San Jose, California, British studio Koto and American homebuilder Abodu created their eponymous collection of identical prefabricated Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). With a maximum width of 4.26 metres, the Koto x Abodu model is easily transportable and features numerous space-saving elements, including storage beneath the home’s sole bed, a built-in bench in the living room, and a petite galley kitchen.
Phillips Tracey Architects designed Jupp House in the United Kingdom.
The one-story Jupp House was designed to replace an existing garage and shed on a plot of land at the end of an Acton suburban garden. The house is clad in dark brick and grey zinc by local firm Phillips Tracey Architects. The interior floor area of 66 metres is divided into two connected wings with an irregularly angled roofline.
ODDO Architects’ TH House in Vietnam
ODDO Architects, the Vietnamese practise that was named emerging architecture studio of the year at the 2021 Dezeen Awards, stacked five storeys onto a backland plot to create TH House, a family home in Hanoi. Despite its four-metre-wide and six-metre-deep footprint, the house is designed to feel bright and airy thanks to lightwells and perforated walls that open up the interior spaces.
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