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City reveals winning design for micro apartment
City reveals winning design for micro apartment
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/23/2013 at 12:19PM

As a way to solve the city’s housing problem, Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked competitors to submit designs for a rental building mostly made up of apartments that are 300 square feet or less. On Tuesday, he unveiled the winner, a team from Monadnock Development LLC, Actors Fund Housing Development Corporation and nARCHITECTS. “The growth rate for one- and two-person households [...]

“Micro” apartments may be answer to city’s housing shortage
“Micro” apartments may be answer to city’s housing shortage
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/10/2012 at 12:21PM

New York City’s 1.8 million one- and two-person households are almost double the number of available studios and one bedrooms in the city. On July 9, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a competition that could solve this problem. He’s asking competitors to submit designs for a rental building that is at least 75 percent made up [...]