A Bird's-Eye View: Living in 40 Sq. Ft.

A Bird's-Eye View: Living in 40 Sq. Ft.

Bethany Seawright
Mar 15, 2013

There are small apartments, and then there are small apartments. Take, for example, these living spaces in Hong Kong, which are so tiny that they could only be photographed from above.

The photographs were commissioned by the Society for Community Organization, as a means of drawing attention to the housing crisis in the Hong Kong, a city with rents that average 35% higher than New York City and housing prices that average a staggering $1,300 a square foot. There's no denying that these living conditions are difficult. Yet still, I can't help but be inspired the ingenuity with which city dwellers such as these tackle small space living on a daily basis.

Read More: The Atlantic Cities

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(Image: Society for Community Organization via The Atlantic Cities)

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