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When Seattle passed a new ordinance allowing backyard cottages in single-family-zoned lots, Kate Lichtenstein set to work building what might be our new favorite tiny house. Technically it’s an accessory dwelling unit built by Tim Hammer of CAST Architecture. Tucked in the backyard of Kate’s property, it was constructed using recycled materials and reclaimed fir structural beams. It wins big on style points thanks to a well-thought out layout and ...

A rustic backyard  art studio and guest house constructed with extensive use of recycled building materils and reclaimed fir structural members

Blackened larch extension onto the rear of a Victorian terrace in south London.  I could live here...

The Dove House is a modern extension project that was done by the architecture firm of Gundry Ducker. The new structure was added to a Victorian terraced house in West London with a dark and narrow kitchen.

João Mendes Ribeiro - Barn renovation, Cortegaça

Portuguese architect João Mendes Ribeiro has transformed a rustic barn in Cortegaça into a sprawling modern home. Embracing the minimalism of the historic façade, the barn was converted into an airy sun-drenched residence. Wooden louvers and a built-in 1

Seaview House by Jackson Clements Burrows

Image 16 of 20 from gallery of Seaview House / Jackson Clements Burrows Architects. Photograph by Shannon McGrath

Black & Bright House, Denmark by Urlaubs Architektur


By Råbylille beach on the island of Møn, and some 350 m from the water’s edge, stands the bright, spacious and attractively modern Black+Bright house. Pure forms, classic designs and warm timber create a relaxed .

Einfamilienhaus im Saarland von Bayer & Strobel Architekten

Schwebende Scheune - Einfamilienhaus im Saarland