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COMPACT BUILD: Living room with study that is accessible by specially constructed steps.
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COMPACT BUILD: Amanda’s sleeping and play area with steps that double as storage space.
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COMPACT BUILD: The kitchen is tiny, with only a small induction hob but that suits the family just fine as they do only light cooking.
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COMPACT BUILD: African teak hippos.
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"Since we moved to a smaller space than before, we could only keep what we really wanted. We got rid of a lot of books and clothes in the process." - Mr Lim, above with Ms Low and Amanda.
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SLEEP TIGHT: The study is not big, but cosy enough for the family to use; Mr Bing managed to fit in a row of cupboards on one side, and a long table on the other.
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SLEEP TIGHT: The couple’s bedroom has space for only a bed and two side tables, and nothing more.
PERSONAL SPACE

A fitting arrangement

Despite being only 840 sq ft, the home of the Lims is just right for them, thanks to clever creation of useable space.
Jan 16, 2016 5:50 AM

WHAT happens when your home lacks space? You follow the cue of the Lims at their compact 840 square foot apartment at River Valley Road.

"What this apartments lacks in area, it makes up for it in volume," says teacher Reggie Lim, who lives with his wife and daughter.

Their interior