704 Square Feet Source: NY Times
Gone are the days of bigger is better. Recently the trend has shifted to smaller, but more importantly, more efficient homes. Easily maintainable, potentially self sufficient, and environmentally responsible are now the traits more and more couples are looking for in their homes. Nestled in Portland OR, this 704 square foot home was custom built for roughly $135,000 (not including land purchase) and has more than enough room for the couple who built it.