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My Micro NY highlights two distinct zones called the “Toolbox” for kitchen, bathroom and storage utilities, and the “Canvas” flexible space that serves as the living and sleeping area
My Micro NY will feature generous 9 -10 foot floor-to-ceiling heights and Juliette balconies, with floor space measuring between 250 and 370 sq ft.
The winning development team’s design, dubbed "My Micro NY," will be incorporated into the city’s first micro-unit apartment building
Solutions include wall beds built in behind sofas and roll-away walls to conceal the full- depth closet
The building will join the city's Atlantic Yards project in constructing modular pre-fabricated units at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
The space-efficient apartments use transformable furniture solutions to provide four rooms within the one space
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visits the "Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers" exhibition, organized by the Citizens Housing & Planning Council and the Museum of the City of New York
Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced the winning entry of the adAPT micro-apartment design competition, launched last July
The Making Room exhibition features a full-scale mock-up of a 325 sq. ft. apartment (an apartment size which is prohibited in most areas of the city) that is fully furnished to reflect the perceived new lifestyle and demographic change of Manhattan residents
An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York is showcasing the recently-announced winning entry from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s adAPT micro-apartment design competition launched last July. "Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers" – organized by the Citizens Housing & Planning Council and the Museum of the City of New York – opened on January 23rd and gives New Yorkers the opportunity to test drive some of the features destined for the winning "My Micro NY" development on East 27th Street scheduled for completion in September 2015.
Read the full article: Winning micro-housing design on display in NYC
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