01 of 09
This Studio Apartment Might be the Future of Urban Housing
If you've ever gone apartment hunting in an expensive city, you know that finding a space that's both reasonably sized and affordably priced, can feel like a wild goose chase. But it appears that a new development of space-saving apartments called YO! Home may put an end to fruitless searching.
While the units will be a petite 430 square feet, they will feel much bigger thanks to an ingenious system that keeps stuff you're not using, including entire rooms, out of sight. We share how... this tiny studio operates on the following pages. --> -->Continue to 2 of 9 below.
02 of 09
YO! Home: A Pop-up Dining Table
When you're ready to dine, just push a button to reveal the dining table concealed under the floor.Continue to 3 of 9 below.
03 of 09
YO! Home: A Concealed Kitchen
What's concealed behind a pair of living room doors? A beautifully designed compact kitchen.Continue to 4 of 9 below.
04 of 09
YO! Home: The Bed Descends From the Ceiling
When it's time to catch some zzz, a flick of the switch reveals the bedroom, which descends from the ceiling. How does this studio apartment manage to hide the living room?Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09
YO! Home: Where's the Living Room?
The living room gets tucked in for the night under the bedroom.Continue to 6 of 9 below.
06 of 09
YO! Home: This Studio Apartment Has Lots of Floor Storage
The YO! Home apartment packs lots of hidden floor to ceiling storage. Here are the storage compartments located under this tiny abode's floor.Continue to 7 of 9 below.
07 of 09
YO! Home: This Studio Apartment Has Lots of Closet Space
The studio apartment has more floor to ceiling storage behind the closed doors next to the kitchen.Continue to 8 of 9 below.
08 of 09
YO! Home: This Studio Apartment Has a Spacious Bathroom
The stylish bathroom in the YO! Home apartment is not only spacious, but it's also loaded with spa inspired features.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
YO! Home: Created by British Entrepreneur Simon Woodroffe
The property developer behind YO! Home is British entrepreneur Simon Woodroffe. He is the guy who launched the UK restaurant franchise YO! Sushi and the budget micro hotel chain YOTEL.
While the apartment shared here is a prototype, the first YO! HOME apartment complex is in development in Manchester, England. The units will start at around $240,000.