The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

27 July 2007

One way to cut down on housework

Cut down the size of the house. Apparently it's possible to live in 84 square feet.

The house cost $10,000 to build, largely from reused materials. That's less than $120 a square foot, which is certainly competitive with, um, more conventional housing.

More important, she likes it there.

Posted at 6:13 AM to Entirely Too Cool

Makes me wonder about the cubic feet. They don't mention the third dimension. Still...

Posted by: Winston at 7:22 AM on 27 July 2007

This takes me back to this live tiny post by Peter Davidson (who seems to have stopped blogging), in which he pointed out a company that makes this kind of house.

I thought they were pretty cool. I'd have to stop being a packrat, though. Not to mention I'd have to have stayed single...

Posted by: Jay at 8:34 AM on 27 July 2007

If this catches on, the housing market is in deeper doo than they thought. On the other hand, it would be a lot easier for me to show one of these.

Posted by: Dan B at 8:54 AM on 27 July 2007

Live in Japan for a few months. You'll see, cramped living spaces get old fast. Anyway, if you like being in a small box, I guarantee you'll get the opportunity soon enough. We all will.

Posted by: Mister Snitch! at 7:48 PM on 27 July 2007