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The US Cities That Allow The Tiniest Apartments

The development of micro-housing — apartments and other dwellings smaller than 28 square metres — is a growing trend in many popular cities cramped for space. But where in the country can you find the teeniest examples of this trend? Maybe not the cities you’d first guess.


This Hanging Bed Is The Ultimate Tiny Apartment Hack

Creative ways to hide your sleeping space are as old at the first murphy bed, but this might be a first: The owners of this London apartment have found a way to maximise their living space without resorting to a bed that folds into a closet.


10 Dirt-Cheap Ways To Make Your Apartment More Presentable

The days of movie posters and tapestries are over. It’s time to give your apartment some personality, but you probably don’t want to spend a fortune. Well, I’m here to tell you that it can be done, and I’ll also tell you exactly how to do it. Here are 10 tips for whipping your place into shape, without busting your budget.


The Most Expensive Apartments In The World's Most Expensive Cities

A few days ago, Mercer, the global human resources consulting firm, published its current list of the most expensive cities in the world. According to its survey, the most expensive place to station an employee isn’t New York or Tokyo. It’s Luanda, Angola.


These Apartments Grow Their Own Air Conditioning

A newly completed 15-unit apartment building in Hamburg, Germany, is already turning heads. Although, with a facade covered in sun-tracking algae tanks, it’s hard not to stare.


Spot The Hidden Bed In This Tiny Paris Apartment

Check it out: this Paris apartment is only 12sqm. Where on earth is the bed?


A Pretty Little Map Of All The San Francisco Apartments You Can't Afford

The Internet is a great place to look at things you can’t have, and this clever map that cross indexes San Franscico real estate listings with location fits snugly in that category. At least the nicer districts do.


This Swiss Apartment Complex Doubles As A Secret Snow Fortress

You might be a little confused, because this looks strikingly similar to the snow fortress in Inception. But no need to watch out for skiing dream assassins — it’s an apartment complex in Lausanne, Switzerland. (As far as we know).


We All Want To Live In Monaco's Odeon Tower, But We're All Too Poor

Holy crap, look at the Odeon Tower, a slick new skyscraper in Monaco set to be completed in mid 2014. Good luck affording a unit there — the place is expected to be the most expensive building per square metre in the world.


Amazing 22sqm Apartment Works Like A Magical Jewellery Box

Did you think a 32sqm apartment sounded impossible to live in? This one’s even smaller at just 22sqm. Somehow, architect Tim Seggerman renovated a New York residence to make that postage stamp-sized space work like magic. And he even made room for a washing machine!


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