Living well with less is key to a green lifestyle. Before you think about remodeling or moving into a bigger place to gain some extra space, consider working with what you've got. Manchester development firm Abito has some good ideas for maximizing small spaces. Their model apartment uses high cabinets, a central "pod" and vertical shelving to fit living, sleeping and eating quarters into 347 square feet. posted originally from: AT:Chicago Although Abito apartments are only available in England, we've got our fair share of small spaces stateside. For a WHOLE LOT more ideas browse through the entries from last May's Smallest Coolest Apartment Contest.