small houses

Mujirushi’s Japanese micro-houses are finally on sale to the general public!

Previously only available to other businesses, the tiny homes can now be purchased by anyone.

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Tiny Tokyo apartment makes up for lack of space with clever design details【Video】

This expat shows us why she loves her 8 square-metre (86 square-foot) living space in Japan’s crowded capital.

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Japanese “minimal house” is both irresistibly cute and surprisingly cheap

With a population of over 100 million in a land area smaller than California, space is not cheap in Japan. Because of that, many people live in apartments stacked on top of each other, and the idea of living in a house is, for many, just a very expensive dream.

But not anymore! The modern-home companies Yadokari and Azumaya have teamed up to release “Inspiration,” a “minimal house” which they advertize as only costing about the same price as a new car. It’s cute, efficient, built to last, and we want one really badly!

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