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Micro Apartments: 15 Inspirational Tiny Spaces

Could you live in a teeny-tiny apartment barely bigger than the living room of most suburban homes? If your answer is an automatic no, give these 15 well-designed micro apartments a gander. Architects make the most of small spaces using lofts, ultra-compact staircases, slide-outs and multipurpose furniture. You might be surprised how much you can fit into 300 square feet or less – and wait until you see how people

160 Square Foot Micro Apartment In A Tiny Brick House

This tiny brick house in San Francisco, California has been converted into a 160 square foot small guest apartment by architect Christi Azevedo. Originally a laundry boiler room, the ground level floor space is approximately 93 sq. ft. which has a full kitchen, living room with couch and dining table. The mezzanine area has built-in walnut wardrobe and drawers, a bathroom and a glass landing leads to the sleeping loft.

9 Small-Space Solutions From Ingenious Tiny Parisian Pads

Like New York City, where teeny-tiny apartments are all too common, Paris is also filled with small residences waiting to be transformed into livable homes. In these half-a-dozen recently completed micro Parisian dwellings, ranging from 86 to 377 square feet, designers employed all kinds of small-space solutions, leaving no corner unused. We won’t be so bold as to say these abodes will appeal to everyone, but they sure all have

Life in small rooms: 5 micro apartments and how they fit it all in

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

5 Space Maximizing Ideas from a Manhattan Micro Loft

Project by: Specht Harpman Architects Location: New York City, New York From the designers: Located at the top of a six-story brownstone on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, this apartment had a tiny footprint – just 425 square feet—over three different levels. However, the space stretched vertically for approximately 25 feet. The previous spatial arrangement was so awkward that there wasn’t even a reasonable place to locate a bed or a

36 Sqm Micro Apartment Interior with Space Saving Furniture Idea

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

24 Small Spaces with Wonderful Maximalist Decorating

Architectural Digest highlights the deep tone-on-tone blues in Todd Alexander Romano’s posh Upper East Side 600-square-foot studio, where the designer revels in his expansive city views and Albers tetraptych. A sleeping nook is set into a closet in this 500-square-foot Pacific Heights, San Francisco “alcove” studio over at Apartment Therapy. Interiors expert and writer Rita Konig brings a touch of the English countryside to The Selby, by way of her

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Zoku Amsterdam is a new type of hotel promoting the concept of a spacious micro-apartment for global nomads. Designed by Concrete Architectural Associates, The Zoku Loft offers a spacious experience in a room of at least 25 square meters. According to the project developers, “it provides a stylish and spatial feel due to its flexible interior with a focus on the living and working space instead of the sleeping area.”

Designing For Small Spaces: 3 Beautiful Micro Lofts

In design, as in life, bigger is not always better. In microlofts – urban apartments that can measure as little as 200 square feet (less than 20 square meters) – it is about what you do with the space you have rather than how much of that space there is. The three microloft designs in this post have their small size in common but each manages to create its own

Tour the Most Innovative Tiny House You’ve Seen Yet

While microhomes are becoming less of an anomaly, Andrew and Gabriella Morrison’s self-constructed tiny house is packed with surprises. Think multiple loft spaces, stairs instead of a ladder, and even enough clever spatial planning to accommodate a couple of 80-pound dogs. Andrew and Gabriella built their 221-square-foot home in just four months for only $33,000 (that includes all appliances and cabinetry!). I could keep listing the home’s impressive features, but