We are already starting to see changes in building trends. But, we ARE still building big homes. Sure, if you have 3-5 kids, relatives visiting all the time, etc. you need some space. But, in the United States, we have a tendancy to think big and that we need all this space.
But do we really? If designed properly, how much space COULD you live in? The smallest condo I’ve seen in Midtown Atlanta happens to be one I use to own. At 606 sq. ft. most people found the space way to small to live in. Of course, it was not my full-time home, so I had room in my house to keep my “stuff.” But, along with the size of the house, there IS all that stuff? Do we really need it?
Could you live in 258 square feet? Maybe, if designed right. I know my 606 square feet were certainly not designed to best use of space, but had I lived there full time, I had already discovered ideas of ways I could of made the space work for me.
But, here IS what you can do with 258 square feet!