The 192-square-foot living room arrangement centers around a set of furniture that folds, shifts, slides, and hides.
A couple constructed the 730-square-foot yurt outside of Portland, Oregon, for just $65,000.
The apartment utilizes all the tiny home tricks—built-in storage, double-duty furniture, loft beds—and then does them one better.
The cabins, which range from a 161-square-foot studio to a 430-square-foot, two-bedroom house, can be tweaked to include specific features like a sauna or bespoke furniture.
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The Varia system is based around six components—two bases and four accessory tops— that mix and match into more than two dozen different pieces of furniture.
It has an inward-facing built-in lounge area that pulls triple duty with storage under the floor and banquette seating that fold out into a bed.
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The prototype for this cabin in Finland uses solar panels and renewable energy to leave zero footprint, all while looking good.
The apartments start with the same features—a bed, living room, bathroom, and kitchenette—but end up in a slightly different layout and color scheme.
While both share the same basic function, there are also big differences, from the overall look and feel to more specific concerns like ease of mobility. For a quick idea of which category is more suited for your needs, take our flowchart quiz.
Zoning regulations for tiny houses vary widely depending on the location, so we went to the experts to find out where it’s actually feasible to build the tiny house of your dreams and what you need to know before you do.