Our Cabins

Inspired by 1960s New Zealand architecture, Homewerk Small Homes offer beautifully designed spaces that are both practical and budget-friendly. There are 3 layouts to choose from, with each featuring built-in furniture, simple stainless worktops, mid-century style chrome tapware and classic colourways.

  • Three design-led and transportable cabin floor plans - Cabin Petite, Cabin Original or Cabin Double.
  • Three interior and exterior colourways
  • Three cladding options
  • Three flooring options
  • Three lighting choices

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Floor Plans

  • Cabin Petite

    Cabin Petite

    Our smallest cabin floorplan, the petite is compact yet roomy and
    functional Great for tight sections or dense urban areas. The
    Petite base model starts at $185,000+gst.

  • Cabin Originale

    Cabin Originale

    Our Originale floor Small Home floor plan is the ideal minor dwelling, first home, rental, bach or extended family accomodation. Spacious and fabulous, the Originale base model starts at $190,000 +gst.

  • Cabin Double

    Cabin Double

    Perfect for small families or those wanting an extra space for guests, the Double extends from the Originale and includes an extra four meters in length. Great as a first home, bach, minor- dwelling, airbnb or extended family accomodation- we love the Double for it’s flexibility and space. The Double base model starts at $240,000+gst.


  • Cabin Petite

    Cabin Petite
  • Cabin Originale

    Cabin Originale

Build Materials

  • Roofing

    Colour Steel Corrugate Roofing Iron

    • Three colour ways available
    • New Zealand made
    • Water resistant
    • Easy care and maintenance
  • Joinery

    FSL Architectural linear in aeonox powdercoat finish

    • Three Colour Ways Available
    • New Zealand made
    • Double Glazed
    • Scratch Resistant
  • Interior Lining

    Birch Plywood stained with Osmo Oil and Gib Board.

    • Multiple stain colours
    • Stain is natural and toxic free
    • Hard wearing
  • Kitchen/Laundry/Bathroom Cabinetry

    Melteca with lacquer faces

    • New Zealand made
    • Lacquer finish
    • Three colour ways available
  • Gib

    Wall lining and bracing units

    • Branz approved
    • Coated in Aalto paint
    • New Zealand made
  • Insulation

    Earth Wool and Kingspan

    • Up to new H1 requirements
    • Sustainable
    • Environmental benefits

Colour Schemes

  • Umber

    • Aoetearoa based Aalto Paint
    • Complex colour structure
    • Feelings of gentleness and warmth
  • Viridian

    • Aoetearoa based Aalto Paint
    • Complex colour structure
    • Provides respite, refreshment and enables us in our creativity
  • Colbalt

    • Aoetearoa based Aalto Paint
    • Complex colour structure
    • Feelings of inspiration, calmness and grounding.

Cladding Options

  • Board & Batten

    Triclad Board with special batten detailing

    • Enduroclad board and batten
    • Made in Aotearoa
    • Range of Paint colours
  • Shingle

    Aotearoa Grown Radiata Pine Shingles

    • Branz approved
    • Aotearoa Radiata Pine
    • Location dependant
  • Abodo Vulcan

    Aotearoa Thermally Modified Pine

    • Responsibly sourced
    • Three stain options
    • Grown in New Zealand

Roofing Iron Colours

  • Lichen

    Coloursteel Lichen

  • Lignite

    Coloursteel Lignite

  • Scoria

    Coloursteel Scoria

Flooring Options

  • Cork

    Ready Cork

    • Sustainable
    • Eco-Friendly
    • Waterproof
  • Linoleum


    • Range of colours
    • Modern, quality finish
    • 94% natural product
  • Walnut Laminate

    Quick-Step Impressive

    • Range of colours
    • Modern, quality finish
    • Hard wearing

Hanging Pendants

  • Hanging Pendants Light

    HAY Elipse

  • Hanging Pendants Light

    HAY Circle

  • Hanging Pendants Light

    HAY Oblong

Ceiling and Wall Light Options

  • Teti

    Wall and Ceiling Light

    • Four Colours
    • Thermoplastic Resin
    • Designed in 1907's by Vico Magistretti
  • Wall Light

    Lampe de Marseille

    • Spun aluminum diffuser
    • Designed by Le Corbusier
  • Wall Light

    Applique A Volet Pivotant

    • Aluminium adjustable diffuser “volet”
    • Indirect light output towards the wall


  • Dining Table

  • Handles

  • Couch finish

  • Tapware

  • Shower

  • Basins

  • Squab

  • Bathroom Storage

  • Stainless Steel Bench


  • Bellhop lamp

    Portable Lamp

    • Multiple colours
    • Rechargable and portable
    • Atmospheric
  • Alvar Aalto 66

    Chair 66

    • Multiple colours
    • Designed by Alvar Aalto
    • Compact
  • Seagrass matt


    • Customisable Sizes
    • Easy to clean
    • Natural and sustainable