When micro spaces find their way into design magazines and architecture blogs, they reach a weird level of internet fame. Whether it’s because an interior transforms into a mindboggling seven rooms or because a lofted bed feels kind of like a coffin, people just can’t stop staring at miniature apartments. Here’s a look back at 14 New York City microdwellings that made the media rounds, from the immaculately designed to
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Micro apartments are a recent trend in overcrowded and expensive coastal locales like San Francisco and New York, but they’ve been moving inwards to the Midwest—even though these cities have plenty of space. Des Moines is one such city with a growing market for the smaller-than-traditional spaces. Even though you can buy a three bedroom home for under $150,000, a converted office building is now a new development, complete with
The micro apartment is no stranger to cities where space is a premium, such as Tokyo and Hong Kong, although the concept has really taken off in the last decade when downsizing became trendy. Yet, the creation of smaller and smaller units continues to divide opinions. On one side of the ring, advocates like NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg believe micro units could open up more reasonably priced living options, with
36 sqm or 390 sqf micro apartment interior completed with space saving furniture that can slide to reveal its usefulness. In this micro apartment interior, one area can transform into 3 different areas with motorized sliding storage furniture as the key. Those areas are living, workspace, and bedroom. The motorized sliding storage furniture is containing television, audio, and storage. In the daytime, a living area exists with sofa completed with
“Micro apartments” using the modular construction may be a new trend in United states of America, with the first building having these apartments recently being constructed in Manhattan, New York. The city dwellers were allowed to sleep inside the prototypes of these apartments at a museum exhibit to experience the new affordable, 250 to 370 square feet apartments. The director of the museum called them as the “future of housing
It’s become common knowledge that pallets are extremely versatile and that they can be used to make so many functional things. Lots of homes have furniture made of pallets but it’s not just about choosing this solution simply because it’s interesting and because it’s a trend. It’s also about being able to integrate the furniture into the décor and making blend in and stand out at the same time.
To combat the growing housing crisis in major American cities, architects are designing smaller, more efficient apartments that will change the way urbanites live There’s a housing crisis in major American cities: it’s too damn expensive to live in one. In New York City, for example, there are many more single adults –representing a whopping 33 percent of the population– living alone than there are small, affordable apartments. And there’s
The Swiss Army Knife of homes: Teeny Parisian space measuring just 86sq ft is transformed into foldaway flat with hidden bed, bathroom, staircase and table
A minuscule apartment, only 86 foot square, may not sound like an enticing place to live, but this particular teeny weeny flat in Paris has been transformed into an enchanting foldaway living space. Hidden behind the cupboard doors is a secret bed, wardrobe, table and chairs, bookcase, bathroom and kitchen. The flat at the top of one of Paris’s Haussmann buildings was historically a maid’s quarters but was more
Small apartments have their upsides – lower rent, often a closer proximity to bustling downtown areas, and a certain irreplaceable cozy charm. That is, if you know how decorate. One misconception that people often fall prey to when decorating tiny apartments is that all the focus should be on functionality rather than design. That sentiment could not be further from the truth. Your apartment may be short on space, but that