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Fascinating Home Tour of an 82 Square Foot Apartment in Tokyo

In Tokyo, space is a premium and in this fascinating home tour of an 82 sq. ft (8 sq m) apartment by Living Big in a Tiny House, we get to see how Emma lives in her apartment (which cost approx. US$600/month). There are plenty of interesting space-saving solutions in this home, I thought the toilet was ingenious! Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/tiny-apartment-in-tokyo-video-tour/

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A Japanese Architecture Firm Designed the Coolest Kindergarten Ever

Design by Tezuka Architects | Photograph by Katsuhisa Kida At the award-winning Fuji Kindergarten in Tokyo, children run endless laps around a ringed roof that doubles as a playground. Completed in 2007 by Tezuka Architects, the Montessori can accommodate up to 600 children aged 2-6. The continuous space allows children to freely explore, discover and interact with their environment. There is no play equipment installed and the roof is only 2.1 metres tall (6’8″), allowing a close connection between levels. Children can scramble up a bank and climb a set…

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