I’m sure most of us have heard of
Japan’s capsule hotel. Basically,
it’s a small, no-frills hotel where people can rent a bed a bed for the night
that resembled a space capsule. Taking inspiration from that, Tokyo now has what the Japanese called
With sky-high rents in the capital of
Japan, some young
Japanese now decided that it’s okay to live in a glorified closet. The
“apartments” are essentially locker-sized sleeping quarters stacked on top of
one another, and residents have to share bathrooms and communal living spaces. Rent
for these “coffin apartments” can range between $500 to $1000, which is a lot
more than the infamous “cage houses” in Hong Kong.
Those cost about $150.
With housing prices such a problem in
knows? Maybe in the near future, we’ll see this in Singapore as well. Coming to a
place near you; Singapore’s