Off-grid tiny house is well-suited for home and away

The First Light Tiny House came in at roughly NZD 150,000, including an off-grid setup

Build Tiny's latest model was created in collaboration with architecture firm First Light Studio. With its detachable trailer and ability to run either on or off-the-grid as required, the tiny house is well-suited to both life on the road and being parked permanently.

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Hurricane-resistant home built from more than 600,000 plastic bottles

JD Composites has completed its first concept home, built using over 600,000 recycled plastic bottles

Canadian construction firm JD Composites has completed its first concept home, made from about 612,000 recycled plastic bottles. Dubbed Beach House, the home is located in Nova Scotia, Canada, and is not only a great example of how recycled plastic can be put to good use, but it's also hurricane resistant.

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Stunning window wall dominates Australian tiny house

The Lazy Duck boasts a bunch of beautiful bespoke features, including a dramatic window wall

Australian tiny house builders, Designer Eco Tiny Homes has recently finished a stunning tiny house on wheels that boasts a unique window feature wall. Dubbed The Lazy Duck, the 7.2 meter (23 ft) long home is based on the company's Lifestyle Series 7200DL model and has been commissioned to be used as a weekend retreat within the Southern Highlands, located 110 km (68 miles) south-west of Sydney.

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Compact tiny house makes space for four with novel pull-down bed

The Camper Tiny House's most notable feature is its pull-down bed which is stowed away near ...

The Camper Tiny House, by Build Tiny, can be used as a full-time home for dedicated downsizers, but is also well-suited as a vacation home or guest house. The compact and lightweight dwelling can sleep up to four people thanks to a neat bed that pulls down from the ceiling.

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RIBA picks 20 stunning builds for 2019 House of the Year award

The visually striking Ghost House, by BPN, is one of the 20 homes featured in the ...

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced its selection of the best new homes in the UK. Featuring a total of 20 projects, the 2019 House of the Year longlist includes luxury pads, compact inner-city houses, and impressively sustainable homes.

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Dance Tiny House built with family life in mind

The Dance Tiny House was delivered as a turnkey build excluding appliances and cost around NZD ...

Due to the inevitable constraints that come from living in such a small space, tiny houses aren't particularly child-friendly, especially models with upstairs lofts. Build Tiny aims to mitigate this with its Dance Tiny House, which has some safety features to make small living with a child a bit easier.

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Modular off-grid house in the trees is child's play

The Bert is due to be made available for purchase in early 2020 starting at €120,000

Studio Precht offers a fresh and fun take on the treehouse with its Bert model. The tiny dwelling will be able to run off-the-grid and offer multiple interior layouts. It also draws inspiration from rather unlikely sources: Minions characters and Sesame Street.

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Compact tiny house has extra room for storage and guests

The Tiny house L'île au Trésor measures 6-m (19.6 ft)-long

French firm Baluchon is used to working with very limited space due to its country's strict towing laws, which require tiny houses to be significantly lighter than those in North America. The firm put this experience to use while designing its latest model, which measures just 6-m (19.6 ft)-long. It's home to a couple and their pets, plus has a spare room for guests or storage.

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