Gallery: 325 sq. ft. Micro Apartment Coming to Museum of the City of Ne...

An example of the kind of transforming furniture that might be included in the exhibit. Photo: Resource Furniture

With life expectancy at an all-time high for New Yorkers and the loss of hundreds of homes after Hurricane Sandy, there have been some serious concerns about where and how we're all supposed to keep living here together. Interest in smaller dwellings as a solution had already been growing since before the storm, and now the Museum of the City of New York has announced an exhibition exploring the possibilities of tiny apartments entitled Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers. In addition to offering insights into New York City’s changing demographics (especially the growth of single adult households), the exhibit will allow visitors to step into “LaunchPad”, a 325 sq. ft., fully-furnished apartment outfitted with transforming, space-saving furniture by Clei and Resource Furniture.

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  1. domoyosr December 18, 2012 at 11:09 am

    find a need and fill it..perfect example..want one !

  2. Sky Oneder December 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    They need to build these buildings more often in all major cities in North America.