Jan 21, 2019 · Micro-homes were "smart, modern, custom-designed units" which were "often accompanied by communal amenities such as games rooms and open living spaces", the institute said.
Cages, pods and containers:Eight homes highlighting Nov 02, 2019 · To ease Hong Kongs housing crisis, a local architectural firm created micro homes in concrete water pipes that can be stacked under elevated roadways or between highrises. Measuring 2.5 metres in diametre, the pipes have been remade into 100 sq ft (9 sq m) apartments for two, with a living and kitchen space, a shower and a toilet.
Apr 09, 2017 · The survey, which divides median house prices by gross annual median household income, found Hong Kong to clock in at 18.1. So, on average, if someone makes $50,000 in annual income, the cost of
Hong Kong architect proposes OPod Tube micro-homes Jan 16, 2018 · 'OPod Tube' micro-homes made of drain pipes Because theyre so heavy at almost 20,000 kilograms each, the pipes dont need to be bolted
Hong Kong's cage homes are almost impossible to self Apr 25, 2020 · Hong Kong (CNN)Before the pandemic, Lum Chai used to go to the park and drink beers with friends to escape his tiny living quarters.Now the 45-year-old walks the city's streets alone to kill time
OPod 1 Hong Kong . OPod 1 is a low cost, micro living housing unit to ease Hong Kongs affordable housing problems. Constructed out of low cost and readily available 2.5m diameter concrete water pipe, the design utilizes the strong concrete structure to house a mirco-living apartment for one/two persons with fully kitted out living, cooking and bathroom spaces inside 100 sq.ft.
James Law CybertectureOPod 1 Hong Kong . OPod 1 is a low cost, micro living housing unit to ease Hong Kongs affordable housing problems. Constructed out of low cost and readily available 2.5m diameter concrete water pipe, the design utilizes the strong concrete structure to house a mirco-living apartment for one/two persons with fully kitted out living, cooking and bathroom spaces inside 100 sq.ft.
Live in a Drainpipe? Five Extreme Ideas to Solve Hong Kong Mar 26, 2018 · HONG KONG For eight years in a row, an international survey of nearly 300 cities has named Hong Kong the worlds least affordable housing
Micro-housing has come leaps and bounds over the last decade, but a new age of tiny urban housing is now upon us:Opod Tube Housing. Created by James Law Cybertecture, the tube houses are made
Pipe dreams:can 'nano apartments' solve Hong Kong's May 21, 2018 · For now, inspired by similar projects in London and Amsterdam, it appears the Hong Kong government will forge ahead with prefabricated homes to help ease the citys housing
Plastic bottle homes? Six ways to solve Hong Kong housing Apr 20, 2018 · Hong Kong has already tried renovating water pipes into homes. The OPod is a 100 sq ft (9.3 sq m) experimental, low-cost home made from two
The city of Hong Kong has retained the title of the world's most expensive real estate market for the past seven years. As housing prices continue to soar, many residents are finding themselves with inadequate shelter, including over 200,000 people living in what has come to be referred to as 'coffin homes,' or tiny, subdivided housing units measuring at just 4' x 6'.
Tiny homes made of concrete pipes could be the next big Live in a pipe in Hong Kong Unveiled recently in Hong Kong, the tiny tube houses are created out of repurposed concrete water pipes that measure a little over eight feet in diameter. The tubes are
concrete pipes offer space for microhome tube housing of Jan 17, 2018 · eight foot concrete tubes could be the future of housing, at least thats the solution to the fast growing population offered by hong-kong architectural studio james law cybertecture. its