The 44-square-foot Hütte Hut hybrid caravan prefab is a teardrop-shaped trailer for two that can be towed behind most light vehicles and parked anywhere.
This experimental four structure village in Washington D.C. was established to inform the community about the potential of micro-housing. Here, Boneyard Studios educates visitors about best construction and design practices.
Parking garages may be the next frontier in adaptive reuse. Upon learning there were as many as five parking spaces for every registered car in the United States, students at the Savannah College of Art and Design set out to design shelters to fill those spots. The result is the boldly experimental SCADpad, a micro-dwelling where hypothetical residents can use a 3-D printer to produce custom accessories for their home.
More thought-provoking than practical, Van Bo Le-Mentzel's One Square Meter House fits a desk, window, and sleeping area into a tiny capsule. For inspiration, he looked to aircraft cabins' highly efficient accomodations.
Envisioned as a meditative coastal getaway, Czech designer Jiří Příhoda presented this daring single-occupancy residence in Prague last year.
Jay Austin’s carbon-neutral Matchbox house is only eight-feet-wide, but feels bigger thanks to a well-organized interior.