There is always an argument that smaller is most certainly better than bigger, as bigger does not necessarily equal better. Prefab housing takes hold as a viable, sustainable, contemporary building techniques.
Design by Alchemy Architects, it is definitely fits into the latter category - already widely-known (and one of the few prefabs actually available for purchase), this mini manson is a gem among the super-tiny prefab set, and relatively affordable at $125 per sf. It is a single module that can be plopped on just about any site, including a rooftop!
2. TINY TUMBLEWEED HOUSE
As consumers become more fascinated with super-sized food, homes and vehicles, it is refreshing to see the simple efficient structures of Jay Shafer's Tumbleweed Tiny House Company . He has been living in a house which is smaller than peoples' closet for more than a decade, since 1997. He is concern about the impact of a larger house towards the environment, and his commitment to maintain a lot of unusable space, makes him decided to dwell in just 89 square feet space. This Tiny Tumbleweed House has represents what he called as 'subtractive design', represents Jay Shafer's philosophy and desire for low-impact living. This tiny house ranges from 40-500 square feet and provide the needs from home office to vacation home or full-time residence. They can be customized depending on the occupant's particular needs, road-ready for the ultimate nomadic portability, and even connected together to form cluster communities. Its ingenious spaces utilization; loft for sleeping areas, wall and overhead spaces are used for storage and retractable furnishings that fulfill multiple functions, shows its efficiency in the plan and section.