25 Feb '16, 1pm

Modular highrise in #NYC:

Modular highrise in #NYC:

Apartment prices in New York City are skyrocketing, with demand still driving the prices up. To help alleviate this problem, the architecture firm nARCHITECTS are in the process of constructing a modular building, which will feature only very small apartments. Modular construction and small size of the units will hopefully keep the rents affordable. My Micro New York, as the building is called will also be the tallest modular construction in NYC. My Micro New York is located in Midtown Manhattan, or more precisely the Kips Bay area. It will feature 55 apartment units, which will measure 250-370 sq ft (23-34 sq m). Despite this tiny size, the units were still designed in a way that makes great use of the available space, while letting lots of light and air into the tiny apartments. The units will all have an impressive ceiling height of about 10 ft (3 m), which gives the se...

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