architizer’s top small houses of 2014

Architizer, a meeting ground for architects and designers, has announced their 2014 awards. In the Single Family Homes XS category under 1,000 square feet, three finalists and two winners were selected. For inspiration, check out the exterior and interior images of all five homes.

The Two Winners

Architizer Jury Winner: New Zealand. An industrial and wood beach home is installed on sleds for moving. From architects Crosson Clarke Carnachan. (Hut on Sleds)

Architizer Jury Winner: New Zealand. An industrial and wood beach home is installed on sleds for moving. From architect Crosson Clarke Carnachan. (Hut on Sleds)

New Zealand Interior: In this beach-side place, there's nicely finished wood and shelves line all the walls! You'll find upscale appliances and treatments too. (Hut on Sleds)

New Zealand Interior: In this beach-side place, there’s nicely finished wood and shelves line all the walls! You’ll find upscale appliances and treatments too. (Hut on Sleds)

Architizer Popular Winner: Spain. This perfectly compact home has been placed in a large field, complete with sheep. From architect and builder Abiton. (Portable Home)

Architizer Popular Winner: Spain. This perfectly compact home has been placed in a large field, complete with sheep. From architect and builder Abiton. (Portable Home)

Spain Interior: In this prefab, there's plenty of space for a great room, sleeping area and the comforts of home. (Portable Home)

Spain Interior: In this prefab, there’s plenty of space for a great room, sleeping area and the comforts of home. (Portable Home)

Other Three Finalists

Architizer Finalist: Australia. The upper-level boxes not only add a master suite but also create visual interest in a cottage. From architect Andrew Maynard. (Moor Street)

Architizer Finalist: Australia. The upper-level boxes not only add a master suite but also create visual interest in a cottage. From architect Andrew Maynard. (Moor Street)

Australia Interior: In a small cottage, it's possible to fit a family of four when space expands to indoor-outdoor living. (Moor Street)

Australia Interior: In a small cottage, it’s possible to fit a family of four when space expands to indoor-outdoor living. (Moor Street)

Architizer Finalist: USA. This three winged structure is built on steel stilts to avoid tree roots, in Ukiah, CA. From architect Mork Ulnes (Moose Road)

Architizer Finalist: USA. This three winged structure is built on steel stilts to avoid tree roots, in Ukiah, CA. From architect Mork Ulnes. (Moose Road)

USA Interior: A sustainable design includes open interiors made from off-the-shelf plywood and OSB board. (Moose Road)

USA Interior: A sustainable design includes open interiors made from off-the-shelf plywood and OSB board. (Moose Road)

Architizer Finalist: Switzerland. An exposed concrete cube gets tucked naturally into the mountainside. From architect Lischer Partner Architekten Planer. (Ferienhaus Vitznau)

Architizer Finalist: Switzerland. An exposed concrete cube gets tucked naturally into the mountainside. From architect Lischer Partner Architekten Planer. (Ferienhaus Vitznau)

Switzerland Interior: Here you find a clean, wood interior as well as spectacular views right above Lake Lucerne. (Ferienhaus Vitznau)

Switzerland Interior: Here you find a clean, wood interior as well as spectacular views right above Lake Lucerne. (Ferienhaus Vitznau)

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