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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

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Enjoy Some Extremely Tiny Living In These 173-Square-Foot Micro Apartments

When most people talk about decreasing the size of their carbon footprint, they think about driving less, composting more, or eating locally. What doesn’t often get considered is how much personal space we are taking up on this planet. Treehugger founder and wealthy entrepreneur Graham Hill’s sermon on “small living” lit up the TED talk circuit last year after he gave up a Seattle mansion to shack up in a

130 Square Foot Micro Apartment in Paris – Big Tricks in a Tiny Place

In the days when the largest cities of the world are becoming increasingly overcrowded and the living space is getting harder and more expensive to get, the concept of micro homes and tiny-living techniques seem to have come straight from Heaven. Architects Marc Baillargeon and Julie Nabucet have developed a very cool, uncluttered and modern apartment for a student in Paris, one of Europe’s largest alpha cities. Previously a bedroom

Stunning Micro-Apartments for Stylish Urban Dwellers – Flavorwire

We’re not shy about sharing our obsession with tiny houses and miniature dwellings, so when we spotted Miel Arquitectos’ design for a small-scale apartment on Dornob, we felt inspired. Micro living speaks to our desire to pare down, simplify, and create functional, beautiful spaces where we can thrive. In mega-cities like New York, your bank account depends on it. We’ve rounded up some tiny living quarters that don’t skimp on

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

Must Haves for the Micro-Pad

SO you’ve finally made it to the Big City, and all you can afford is a mini-apartment. Such is the situation outlined this week by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg when he announced a competition to design a building of so-called “micro-units,” no bigger than 300 square feet, presumably tailor-made for single adults, childless couples or really, really good friends. Building such a micro-pad is only half the battle, of course.

Future of Apartment Living?

City planners in San Francisco have proposed the idea of building hundreds of so called ‘micro apartments’ to help alleviate the problem of rising populations yet maintaining cost efficiency. These apartments will be around several hundred square feet and are aimed for single or double occupancy. The image below shows a proposed apartment which will be 220 square feet in size and makes use of a foldaway bed that turns

Enjoy Some Extremely Tiny Living In These 173-Square-Foot Micro Apartments

When most people talk about decreasing the size of their carbon footprint, they think about driving less, composting more, or eating locally. What doesn’t often get considered is how much personal space we are taking up on this planet. Treehugger founder and wealthy entrepreneur Graham Hill’s sermon on “small living” lit up the TED talk circuit last year after he gave up a Seattle mansion to shack up in a

Micro Apartments Are Basically Dorms For Adults, And Soon We’ll All Live In Them

Prepare for micro living! As a city overflowing with singles (NYU students included) that need a place to live, housing for the individual needs to be built. These very necessary and novel spaces make up the miniaturized world of micro apartments that are coming to New York. As the winning design for the Department of Housing Preservation and Developments initiative to build micro living spaces, My Micro NY is the