In 2005, the third grade teacher Eric Schneider bought as big as an apartment as he could afford in Manhattan. He paid 5000 for a 450-square-foot studio with a small kitchen. Then he let architects Michael Chen and Kari Anderson of Normal Projects design a way to more density into his small room to pack. More flat fit in a small footprint, they created an object that is bigger than furniture, but smaller than that of the architecture and morphs. With the varying activities of a day It is a large, blue, oversized cabinet, all the walls / bed / required tables / shelves / cabinets for at least 4 full-sized rooms houses. Click Next to unfold, or fold differently, Schneider can create a bedroom with accompanying built-in nightstand and closet, but an office, a library, a guest bedroom and a living room. Or close it completely and simply flip down the small bar and the room is entertaining space for a dozen. The Normal Projects architects called their creation the unfolding apartment, even though given Schneider affinity for the Japanese sense of space (he spent his first year post-college living and teaching in Japan), it could be simply called Origami apartment. Overall, Schneider. 000 total remodeling his new apartment and this includes not only housing, but also the bathroom renovation, all cabinets, kitchen appliances, furniture and dishes In this video, Chen shows us his own cabinet rooms and Schneider unfolds a few of his favorite itself …

23 thoughts on “Tiny Origami apartment in Manhattan unfolds into 4 rooms

  1. sassymuzik says:

    This is really cool! But for the price he paid for that tiny apartment, he could have bought a 5-bedroom house with a large garden and a swimming pool in San Antonio!

  2. NYChick101 says:

    I can admit is outrageous $ 1,700 per month for one bedroom is a lot, or even $ 1,100 for a studio, people pay for the convenience of the notebook walk to work, and not having a car, so you do not have a car or have to pay for parking. Lol It is like in a weird way.

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