As housing crises grip several of our global cities, architects and designers are getting creative with ever smaller spaces.
We're celebrating their ingenuity with some of the best examples of micro homes and apartments from our archives, including petite cabins in the woods, an apartment that fits in just 13 square metres, and a narrow home designed to fill the gaps between buildings. See more micro homes on Dezeen »
Graduate students from Harvard University have launched a company that designs, builds and rents out wilderness micro cabins to urban residents "looking to escape the digital grind and test drive tiny-house living" (+ slideshow). More
Micro apartments are being touted as the solution for cities facing an affordable housing crisis, so we've squeezed some examples onto our Pinterest board dedicated to tiny homes. Explore a Wroclaw flat occupying just 13 square metres, a dwelling in Madrid with rooms connected by ladders, and many more.
New York architecture firm nArchitects has released new photos of its modular, micro-unit residential building that is intended to serve as a "systemic new paradigm" for cities facing an affordable housing crisis (+ slideshow). More
A pine unit provides a kitchen, bathroom and mezzanine level for this tiny Berlin apartment designed by two local architects, which also features Art Deco details including a parquet door (+ slideshow). More