When Space Is At A Premium People Find Ways To Improvise

 - Mar 20, 2007   Updated: Apr 21 2011
References: wordpress.tokyotimes.org & neatorama
In Tokyo, where space is at a premium, people have become very creative in their use of space. Case in point? This sliver-style home which remains frugal in the front and spreads out a bit in the back.

It makes those of us with room to grow, very thankful for the extra breathing room.

Implications - You might not want to be raising a big family in this house as you will discover everyone and everything will be in the way. Although it looks like it could potentially be a "fun house" in a carnival, there would probably be nothing fun about being crammed in here with four or five other people all the time.