31 Jan '17, 8pm

Small Hong Kong apartment uses low-tech ideas to maximize space

Small Hong Kong apartment uses low-tech ideas to maximize space

Hong Kong's dense urban fabric is well-known for accommodating tiny living quarters -- some of it super high-tech, some of it not so much . In between though, there's a middle way, and Hong Kong-based design studio Design Eight Five Two 's recent renovation of a 548-square-foot apartment for a photographer uses some low-tech but sound ideas for maximizing space, like sliding walls and transforming furniture that can do multiple duties. © Design Eight Five Two Seen over at Dezeen , Flat 27A is located in the city's Kowloon Bay area. The apartment, which used to have two bedrooms and a cramped living room, was reworked so that the sleeping spaces and the living room were merged. To do this, sliding partitions were incorporated to divide up the limited space into rooms or opened up to form one larger area. © Design Eight Five Two Storage is hidden everywhere, and visual clutt...

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