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The Tiny Cottages of Faubourg Marigny

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The French Quarter of New Orleans usually gets most of the attention for its architecture, stylish balconies and lively street life, but a small neighborhood just east of the Quarter has a selection of some of the best Creole and Classic Revival cottages in New Orleans. In addition, many of them are tiny.   My […]

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Canada’s Smallest Rental

Micro-lofts and Housing Affordability Burns Block is an innovative market rental housing project built by Vancouver companies Reliance Properties and ITC Construction Group. Located at the site of the historic Burns Block in the Gastown neighborhood of the Downtown Eastside, the building dates back 100 years and is on the Vancouver Heritage Register. The building […]

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Lego Style Apartment Transforms

Kirsten Dirksen from just sent me a new video she produced about a transformable tiny apartment in Barcelona. When Christian Schallert isn’t cooking, dressing, sleeping or eating, his 258 square foot apartment is an empty cube. To use a piece of furniture, he has to build it. If Christian wants to sleep, he rolls […]

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