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Perspective sketch of a potential adAPT design (Image: adAPT)
Conceptual sketch for a 250 sq. ft. (23 sq. m.) adAPT micro-unit (Image: adAPT)
Building site for the adAPT micro-unit design competition (Photo: adAPT)
Conceptual sketch for a 300 sq. ft. (28 sq. m.) adAPT micro-unit (Image: adAPT)
Conceptual sketch for the second floor of an adAPT design (Image: adAPT)
Conceptual sketch of the ground floor of an adAPT design (Image: adAPT)
Conceptual sketch for the upper floors of an adAPT design (Image: adAPT)
A high-end micro-condo (Photo: Shutterstock)
How do micro-dwellings effect the demographic and political structure of major cities? (Image: Shutterstock)
Most of us are fascinated by micro-homes and tiny apartments. Along with the urban planning benefits they promise, we love the ingenuity of their organization and debate alternate approaches to using the same space three times over. But how is this small-scale approach playing out in the real world? Let's take a look at the response to introducing micro-dwellings in major cities including New York City and San Francisco.
Read the full article: Micro-dwellings: Part of the solution or just more problems?
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