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20 Slender Architectural Structures

From Two-Meter-Wide Dwellings to Super Skinny Houses

— March 29, 2014 — Art & Design
Skinny houses don't always have to be uncomfortably cramped spaces, as these architectural examples demonstrate. Architects have managed to work wonders with designs that are no more than a few feet wide. As long as you aren't extremely claustrophobic, these houses could be handy budget-friendly accommodation solutions.

By opening up the interior space and ensuring the rooms within the house aren't blocked off from each other, designers can turn a small space into an extremely comfortable abode. From slender angled architecture to tall skyscrapers, these examples of skinny houses are perfect to demonstrate the unlimited possibilities for what to do with a tiny amount of space. The best part is heating costs won't be as much, since the space is so tiny!
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Slender Space Abodes
Slender Space Abodes
The Osaka House by Ido Kenji Architectural Studio Optimizes Spacial Capacity
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Needle-Like Architecture
Needle-Like Architecture
The Wuhan Greenland Center is the Fourth Tallest Building in the World
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Angled Compact Abodes
Angled Compact Abodes
The House in Keyaki by SNARK and OUVI Boasts an Unexpected Interior
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Anorexic Twin Towers
Anorexic Twin Towers
The Taiwan Towers Showcase the Past, Present, and Future of Taiwan
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Super Slim Structures
Super Slim Structures
The High-Rise Ferrolan LAB Family House Spans Only 12 Feet Wide
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Skinny Sandwiched Sanctuaries
Skinny Sandwiched Sanctuaries
The A-cero Camarines House Contains Twists and Turns
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Super-Slim Skyscrapers
Super-Slim Skyscrapers
The Met Residence Wins World's Best Housing Development Award
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Timber Sliver Extensions
Timber Sliver Extensions
The Slat House is Wedged Up Against a Semi as a Contextual Threshold
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Skinny Angular Structures
Skinny Angular Structures
Mizuishi Architect Atelier's River Side House Looks Super Slim
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Super Skinny Homes
Super Skinny Homes
Nils Holger Moormann's 'Walden' Can Fit a Family Despite Being Only 3FT Wide
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Ridiculously Skinny Residences
Ridiculously Skinny Residences
Jakub Szczesny Designs the World's Narrowest House
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Sleek Slender Homes
Sleek Slender Homes
The House Contrast by Key Operation is Narrowly Designed
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Super Skinny Housing
Super Skinny Housing
The Mount Fuji Architects Studio Near House is Ultra Slim
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Atypical Trapezoidal Residences
Atypical Trapezoidal Residences
Atelier Tekuto's Lucky Drops Architecture is Super Slim and Sleek
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Tiny Life-Sized Abodes
Tiny Life-Sized Abodes
The Keret House in Warsaw, Poland is the Smallest House in the World
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Skinny Paneled Abodes
Skinny Paneled Abodes
The SIP Panel House Was Impressively Built in Just 10 Days
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Cylindrical Pop-Up Homes
Cylindrical Pop-Up Homes
‘The Tube' Provides Compact Living Quarters in the Great Outd
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Slimly Styled Architecture
Slimly Styled Architecture
Donald Chong Creates the Perfect Match for Slim Toronto Lot
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Sinuous Sliver Architecture
Sinuous Sliver Architecture
O House by Hideyuki Nakayama is a Continuous Occupiable Passage
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Two-Meter-Wide Dwellings
Two-Meter-Wide Dwellings
The Slim House Extension Enhances a Narrow Interior with Natural Light
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