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325 Sq, Ft. NYC Apartment Mockup

By Sally Augustin, March 22, 2013

"I dropped by to visit the “Making Room” show at the Museum of the City of New York, which features a mock-up of a 325 square foot apartment. I was curious to see the “micro-studio” with its handy tuck-away dining table and chair that turns into a ladder to reach high-up storage and fold-down to a full size Murphy bed that fills the space otherwise taken up by the couch. The visit confirmed, at least for me that living in a small space can be a good experience, if certain criteria are met. I took these photos at the exhibit.…"

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5 comment s:

Anonymous said...

not bad as most of these go….but..

my favorite of all time is still

Quietude,
at 300 sq feet, full bathroom/kitchen/laundry…he has it covered…
And every time I look at the pics…. i am reminded anew how much heart and soul and practicality can fit into 300 sq ft.

http://www.henryyorkemann.com/project/quietude

http://smallhousebliss.com/2012/07/01/quietude-by-henry-yorke-mann/smallhousebliss-henry-yorke-mann-quietude-interior/


Jess Stinchfield said...

i agree, anonymous...quietude has magic in it. it's not designed for the northeast where i am, but could easily be adapted. many of henry yorke mann's design are quite complicated, yet his quietude is such graceful simplicity.

Anonymous said...

hey Jess Stinchfield...magic, yup..

but, i do wonder if it wouldnt manage cold and snow?... he has it built high up in the mountains, likely to be cold and snow there..?

Anonymous said...

''living with less'' - ''being enough large to serve basic human needs'' - ''sunlight'' - it states the obvious, sometimes designers love counting how many angels can dance on the head of a pin, don't you think ?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous...yes...i think you are correct...re "how many angels can dance on the head of a pin"...

there are a couple of "swiss army knife" type apartments on the net, one fr Hong Kong...i wouldnt find them a fit...too many angels....

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