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The tyranny of tiny living

It's cosy, it's chic, it's eco-conscious, it's claustrophobic. And for some, it's all they can afford.


MY husband and I share a 492-square-foot apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We inhabit a "micro apartment", or what is sometimes called a tiny house. This label is usually proudly applied to dwellings less than 500 sq ft, according to Wikipedia. We are unwittingly on a very small bandwagon,...

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