Easy to assemble A-frame cabin goes up in a long weekend

While handy types can build an A-frame cabin themselves, the less DIY inclined who would rather follow a plan and have the materials supplied can do so with the Den Cabin Kit. Costing $21,000, it's claimed very easy to build even by amateurs.

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Compact tiny house for two puts the focus on the view

The Ala Köl tiny house measures just 6 m in length. Such a small space is bound to feel a little cramped inside, so to try and mitigate this, Baluchon has added generous glazing, framing the view and offering lots of natural light inside.

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Rare out-of-this-world Futuro house lands on New Zealand marketplace

The Futuro is a rare UFO-like home that has gained cult status since its construction back in the 1960s. If you've always wanted to live in a house that looks like something from The Jetsons, you may be in luck as a model has come up for sale.

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Compact French tiny house goes big on light and views

French tiny houses are a tough sell for all but the most dedicated downsizers, but this one by Baluchon is one of the more practical examples. It fits a home for two into 6-m-long proportions and has generous glazing, including a large skylight.

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Hardy tiny house offers extra living space and a whole lot of storage

Last year, we reported on the Noyer, which, like all Minimaliste's tiny houses, is built for extremes in heat and cold. The Canadian firm has now unveiled an updated take on the model which boosts storage and living space.

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Nature-inspired family retreat crowned 2020 Shed of the Year

Following the Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition a few months ago, an overall winner has now been announced. This year's top sheddie is officially Daniel Holloway, who won with his nature-inspired Bedouin Tree Shed in London, England.

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Tiny house saves tired knees and sore backs with single-level layout

Stowable ladders and storage-integrated staircases are almost ubiquitous in tiny houses, but not everyone's cut out for climbing into bed every night. The Dark Horse is all on one level and has some nice optional extras like off-grid functionality.

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Family and friends build contemporary tiny house, you can too

Taylor McClendon moved to Hawaii to run a wedding photography business with his wife Michaella, then the pandemic hit and their bookings were cancelled. They used the downtime to build a tiny house and have now decided to go into business.

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No-frills cabin designed for thrifty downsizers

Hungarian design collective Hello Wood has created a compact cabin inspired by the tiny house movement. The Kabinka is intended to serve as a no-frills weekend retreat, additional bedroom, or office, and starts at €10,000 (roughly US$12,000).

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Sizable Magnolia V5 tiny house is like an apartment on wheels

Minimaliste recently completed a new tiny house based on its popular Magnolia. Featuring the same basic design, but significantly larger, the Magnolia V5's interior is more like a small apartment on wheels than your typical tiny house.

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