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CityHome Transformer Apartment "Functions As An Apartment Three Times Its Size"

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credit: MIT Media Lab

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The MIT Media Lab's Cityhome project designed an 840 square foot apartment that served a number of functions at once, much like Graham Hill's LifeEdited project but with more moving walls. Perhaps it is time to look at applying the Pareto Principle, the 80:20 rule to apartment design: How much energy and cost are you adding to do something that you might do extremely rarely, like having a dance party?

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