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5 shipping container homes you can order right now

From rooftop decks to custom wood floors, these repurposed shipping containers are anything but boring.

These tiny prefab cabins let you live anywhere in the world

The cabins are aimed at "urban nomads," an upwardly mobile, city-hopping young professional whose concept of home has spurred a movement of flexible, stylish, hotel-like living arrangements.

8 tips for renovating a small space

Interior designer Jessica Helgerson, tiny home designer and inhabitant, shares her time-tested strategies.

250-square-foot ‘Ina Mae’ houseboat is a little floating clubhouse

It comes with owned moorage, too

Apartment-like camper expands to four times its size

The ioCamper can be used on the go or as a permanent tiny guesthouse.

Tiny house tries indoor-outdoor living with sliding roof

This tiny home has not one but two lofts, and one of them opens directly to the great outdoors.

Adorable City Island cottage with inviting backyard wants $385K

The single-story home features two bedrooms and one bathroom

5 impressive tiny houses you can order right now

Sometimes, the best tiny house is the one that's all ready to go. So without further ado, here are five of the coolest designs you can get your hands on at the moment.

These tiny prefab cabins are the definition of sleek Scandinavian style

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.

Tiny house channels the glamour of the theater

This custom home is designed with cinematic touches that are inspired by the owners’ daughter’s love of the theater.

Tiny house rental program designed to earn you extra cash

Would you be a tiny house landlord?

Austin tiny house can be yours for less than $48K

Architect-built home offers sweet, small living, efficiently and attractively designed

This tiny Montauk home with a glass dining room is asking $830K

The kitchen is very spacious considering the limited square footage that the house provides. Features include hardwood floors, updated cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and plenty of storage and countertop space.

Tiny house convention packs in simple-living tips and small-home demos

National jamboree is Austin’s first, pulls into town this week

Quirky tiny ‘hobbit house’ can be rented for your next retreat

At 170 square feet, it’s compact, but there’s still room for a full bathroom, loft bed, serviceable kitchen, and a seating area.

This tiny house comes with a conversation pit, sort of

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.

Drop this dreamy prefab cabin wherever you like

The Mono is a 106-square-foot structure that has enough room for a bed, sofa, and desk.

Arizona town is building affordable tiny homes for teachers

To help teachers stay in the communities they teach, Vail, Arizona, is planning a village of a couple dozen tiny homes that would sit on the school district’s land.

This 216-square-foot Back Bay studio is asking $1,700-plus a square foot

The surprising thing is that that’s not surprising given Boston housing right now and the condo’s location.

Tiny home in East Austin offers cozy charm

A renovated Rosewood house with surprisingly distinctive, even luxurious, features asks $400K

Adorable tiny house will be auctioned off for charity

The miniature craftsman will be auctioned off on July 26, with all of the proceeds from the sale going to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Tiny house from UN Environment and Yale raises the bar for eco-living

What does the future of living look? Small, affordable, and entirely sustainable.

Prefab cabin comes with a deck almost as big as the house

Who says you need a big house to live the indoor-outdoor dream?

Black-clad tiny home features a not-so-tiny living room

It can come pre-built or ready for some DIY interior handiwork.

Magical home on a Queen Village alley lists for $275K

It’s a two-bedroom place

This tiny home was modeled after a lunar lander

The hexagon-shaped structure is modeled after the lander that astronauts piloted during the Apollo 11 landing

These solar-powered steel cabins make a perfect desert getaway

The owners tore down an abandoned house and salvaged the steel cladding to use as the facade for a pair of tiny homes.

Hawaii residents are building tiny homes for lava evacuees

The 120-square-foot houses are built entirely by local residents and use donated materials.

This rad tiny house was made for colder climates

The energy-efficient Aspen tiny house sports both industrial and home-grown vibes in Prince George, British Columbia.

Behold, a tiny Tudor house with traditional style

Its facade is designed to look like a classic Tudor with mirrored features like a double gabled roof and exposed woodwork that’s flanked by masonry.

A tiny renovated Southampton home with charm seeks $550K

This tiny Southampton home has multiple reclaimed wood details—including century-old barn doors, decorative wood from a Sag Harbor home, and hardwood floors from a sustainable pine farm.

Tiny house-inspired student housing puts your dorm room to shame

Each unit has a bathroom, living room, kitchen, and loft bed—a real step up from shared showers and communal micro kitchens.

This is truly the world’s tiniest tiny house

The silica membrane bungalow was constructed on a 300 by 300 micrometer plot of wire.

Most of the Boston area’s tiniest condos are asking more than $1,000 a square foot

None are larger than 450 square feet. "These are New York City prices," says one analyst.

Bjarke Ingels designs an A-frame-inspired prefab tiny house

This off-grid Bjarke Ingels creation is the debut design for Klein, a new company that focuses on developing prefab tiny home concepts with the leading architects.

This robotic furniture system could be coming to an apartment building near you

Ori, controlled by a physical module, mobile app, or voice commands, turns studio apartments into so much more. The system is now available to developers in Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C.

All-black tiny house features stylish airy interior

Designed by a husband-wife duo, the Drake RV has two lofts, a flex room that can transform into a bedroom or office, a kitchen, bathroom, and sitting room.

Tiny prefab cabin makes indoor-outdoor living a breeze

The tiny cabin measures only 194 square feet, but features an efficient and flexible interior that includes a small kitchen, two sleeping lofts and a seating area that doubles as a bed, and a bathroom.

Breezy tiny house was designed for throwing parties

The 32-foot home has a garage-like door that slides open to connect the indoors with the outdoors.