This $40,000 super-skinny home can fit inside a parking space

November 14, 2017
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Helsinki-based design firm Casagrande Laboratory has created a super-skinny home that costs $40,000.
The architects hope to build the homes, called Tikkus, on former parking spaces.
The home are part of a larger trend of cities adding more space for pedestrians and housing rather than cars.

As more people move to cities, the housing supply in many urban places is shrinking. In recent years, urban centers like Manhattan, Austin, and Nashville have begun to run out of room to build more housing — let alone affordable housing — to keep up with demand.

A Helsinki-based design firm called Casagrande Laboratory …read more

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