Small spaces, big ideas

Danish architect Lars Frank Nielsen designed the ONE+ mini house outside Stockholm. We take a look at this tiny, yet super chic, space and other small spaces which has been featured in Nano House, shrinks the Scandinavian tradition of compact country homes to a truly lilliputian scale. Equipped with a bed and a small kitchen, it has all the space you need to live large—and not a square inch more.

Blob by dmvA Architecten, exterior, 215 square feet, Antwerp, Belgium.

Pod Home by Lisa Tilder and Stephen Turk/Ohio State University, exterior, 129 square feet.

Roll-It by Christian Zwick and Konstantin Jerabek/University of Karlsruhe's Institut für Entwerfen und Bautechnik, exterior, 6 feet 6 inches x 10 feet.

Fablab House by Barcelona's IAAC With the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms, exterior, 635 square feet, plus deck.

Sunset Cabin by Taylor Smyth Architects, exterior, 274 square feet, Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

Silo House by Christopher Werner/Cornell University, exterior, 506 square feet.

Arkiboat by Drew Heath, exterior, 323 square feet, Sydney, Australia.

What do you think of these tiny spaces? Would you be able to live in them?

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