Many of you were disappointed by the lack of style and innovation in the Morningside Heights micro-studio featured last month in The New York Post. Fortunately, some Vancouver developers are proving that compact living can be both highly functional and seriously chic.
The micro-lofts measure a mere 270 sq. ft. but manage to cleverly contain all the comforts of home: a full kitchen with adjacent closet/pantry; a glass-walled wet room combining toilet, sink, and shower; a full size murphy bed with built-in storage; and a streamlined home office. When the murphy bed is up, a small dining table can fold down.
High ceilings, pale floors, and large windows help to keep the space from feeling cramped, but what is most remarkable is the price. Developers plan to rent the units for $725-$923/month, a reasonable rate for a downtown address where vacancies are hard to come by.
Images: Peak Communicators