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Still like -- -- in Manhattan if you have enough space here you're either really rich our -- these small well we're telling for those of you who art either of those.
There is a new way to get your -- and small slice of the Big Apple introducing my apartment.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has brought us so many great innovations announcing my micro New York.
The winner of its adapt New York City contest the goal was to come up with the most space efficient apartment decide.
-- here to break down -- details.
Part of the development team.
First of all the illustrations are so -- we've been target read the office everyone loves that it was on Twitter you know it anchor -- -- because.
It's almost impossible for personal live in 215.
Square feet how small is bad and what's a normal -- You are not just lost based upside to you don't -- a lot of junk that you throw out more.
-- response small actually most of the units are larger.
The average -- -- and an 85.
An event -- decreased evident but they're different small.
What was the biggest challenge well you know my wife and I who's not pardoning among when he moved to new York and -- and -- we live in a three in the fifties or for -- -- So we know that -- -- I think the challenge -- to understand how to not dictate people's creativity to allow them to you know.
Fill their lives and in paint their -- -- -- in the states and yet provide amenities so what does that mean in English how do you do that well in English not architecture speak I guess it just means that.
You have a small unit that has what you need on one side because the two -- And what you do with it become that the campus -- very simple space without clutter.
-- for ten ceilings.
You know Juliet balcony which means you can you asked about the other night but -- -- adopting creates the illusion of space about taking anything out because as you said the doors slide to decide they don't -- -- -- that takes care one of the problems.
But you can't actually stepped out on it you -- and it's so tall glasses -- -- your living room partly outdoors yeah.
So I -- in a lot of the illustrations that that you -- -- bed that pulled down where the -- except China imagine how this is possible.
So there's a couch area but the -- polls have what do you do with the -- Stephanie all the bad down.
Well it depends who you are just that you you know there's disposable furniture and lots of ways to really be efficient and it's it's like that.
If America bed with could -- -- people out of to table you can have a dinner for six to eight people.
Eight people -- -- very small people yeah.
There's a there's a full size -- that topic is critical question how that's possible that we backed by -- echoed the -- have to accessible.
So that the full -- bathroom.
Yeah it's almost as big as.
If we should tell people that the prices we'll visit -- rentals that would this is part of the contest as they wanted to -- rental.
It's going for between 940.
And 18100 dollars a month that 18100 was for the two person apartment.
Which of course is in a two bedroom it's just that there's different specifications -- 1% vs two peoples had two people couldn't patent to -- fifty square feet actually just a -- -- this short 40% of -- apartments are reserved for low and middle income.
Such 3% and refer 80% and miners -- mean income and get a 5% for a 14555%.
Of -- income.
The rest are actually market rates so that and the develop from -- -- as assay with a wonderful partner out you know and and and halting the caps this is building it.
They will be needed to turning -- down the line.
You journey your crime in New York are what the reaction is going to be to this -- think people come it'd be like how this they're really tiny space ain't kidding.
Well look I'm I'm sure there's many opinions and -- -- clearly you know there's there are options as to where one can live.
Who -- -- -- architects to make as humane as possible and and to allow people lived on the for a while -- Yeah there's a lot of public spaces in the building that's -- -- to.
Part of the secret is that there's -- America there's common areas there's different things that if you want to get out of your closet.
Slash apartment now you know somewhere else in the building with his Russian dolls like you don't just live in the four was your apartment you nibbles on -- floor of this have been performed -- in your neighbor's apartment media and in all of them are some space needed work we tell you know your neighbors in the building like that -- -- -- is -- is -- -- -- -- It's at.
It's pretty like this.
It says it's -- standard on -- okay but there's sixteen feet of Linear storage and we about -- reassert -- Okay.
It's coming out we appreciate it -- that our here's our.
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