It’s no surprise that micro apartments are in demand -- that’s all the space many people can afford.
All 10 of these tiny homes prove that space is relative. Your home is only as tiny as you let it feel. So, apply these space-saving tips and storage tricks when you can. Because you deserve to have a bigger home without actually paying for one.
Current New York city zoning and density rules set a minimum apartment floor area of 400 square feet, yet this regulation
Though it's been the European norm for ages, many North Americans are now making the choice to sacrifice the comfort of a large living space. There are several reasons for this lifestyle shift, which can be entirely dependent on the individual.
If you thought your first apartment (or dorm room) was small, check out this 620-square-foot micro-apartment in Spain. While
Micro-units are being created to fill a real and growing demand for them due to housing crises that exist in most thriving cities -- and personal lifestyle preferences.
Despite gridlocked freeways, longer commute times, greater air pollution, loss of open space, and, of course, urban sprawling and overcrowding, the young and hopeful continue to flock here. But is it worth it?
In an age when wasteful paper billing, clunky filing cabinets and shelves full of extensive book collections have been replaced by a single handheld device, it's time that our living spaces followed suit.
Matthew Gardner, a Seattle land use economist and chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Washington Center for Real Estate