Gallery: PHOTOS: 325 Sq. Ft. Micro Apartment Opens at the Museum of the...

Image © Amanda Silvana Coen for Inhabitat
As New York City and other urban areas continue to evolve, new options for housing are in demand to suit a growing, changing population. In response, the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) has teamed up with the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) to create the exhibition Making Room: New Housing for New Yorkers. The innovative exhibit highlights a variety of new micro housing models that are responsive to changing social, economic, and cultural conditions that are re-shaping urban households across the world. Of special consideration is the rise in the number of single adults and the possibility of creating accessory units for extended families. The exhibit features a full-size model designed by Pierluigi Colombo that is constructed by by Clei s.r.l. and Resource Furniture on behalf of CHPC. Inhabitat got a special sneak preview of the exhibit, which opens this week - read on for a first look!

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