Several of my readers have sent this CNN article to me and I think it is worth sharing. Though way out of most of our price range it has some terrific space ideas and we can learn from it.
This half million dollar mini house was built on top of a single parking space in Tokyo, Japan.
(CNN) — Fuyuhito Moriya is 39 and still lives with his mother, but in circumstances you would call a tad unusual.
Moriya, an unmarried man, and his mother, Yoko, live in a house that’s built on 30 square meters, that’s the same as the size of a parking space for one car.
They live in what’s called an ultra-small house, a genre of single family homes bred of Japan’s economic stagnation and brought to life by architectural ingenuity.
Read the complete article and view more photos on the CNN website.
Video and photos CNN.