10 low-cost homes that could help to tackle the global housing crisis

An affordable micro home that takes less than a day to build has just launched in the UK, so we’re taking a look at 10 properties around the world that have been completed to an extremely tight budget and offer some solutions to widespread housing shortages.

Sorte Hus, Denmark, by Sigurd Larsen

Danish architect Sigurd Larsen built this small family house in Copenhagen for just £95,000 – a feat he claims is near-impossible in the Danish capital. He intends the property, which has a black-painted timber exterior and sloping gabled roof, to become a prototype for low-cost housing.

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