Gallery: Japan’s Tiny Coffin-Sized Apartments Make Your College Dorm Ro...

Although it may take some getting used to, there are lots of compelling reasons to shrink your living space. Smaller dwellings cost less to heat and cool, require you to downsize your material possessions, and can allow you to live in urban areas for a
 
Although it may take some getting used to, there are lots of compelling reasons to shrink your living space. Smaller dwellings cost less to heat and cool, require you to downsize your material possessions, and can allow you to live in urban areas for less. Still, a home, no matter how small, should be a sanctuary: a place where you can relax, meditate, entertain and be comfortable.

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  1. Benjamin Abraham January 3, 2015 at 2:12 pm

    It’s not like Yao Ming is Asian or anything like that. It’s lazy writing to refer to racially prejudiced perspectives when all that really need to be said is that people over 6 feet tall would not be able to fit.

  2. Brionne Beck September 4, 2014 at 10:45 pm

    This article was very interesting…especially the super racist remark about how these apartments could only exist in Asia since a person who is 6′ tall couldn’t fit. Wow. I happen to be quite short for my race, I guess. I’ve often been amongst Asians who are taller than me and I’ve lived with Asian men well over 6 ft. I can’t believe no one editing this post caught that or didn’t think better to remove it!

  3. _pac_ August 7, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    claustrophobic till hell!!

  4. brownlace March 4, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    I couldn’t do it.

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