Beijing's Capsule Apartments Not for Claustrophobics

As real estate prices continue to skyrocket in China's major cities, the dearth of affordable housing options has pushed low-income earners toward increasingly cramped quarters. In March, Beijing's tiniest apartments hit the market. Measuring 7.9 feet long, 2.4-3 feet wide and 6.6 feet high, these "capsule apartments" are a twist on Japan's capsule hotels/ The compact housing does not include restrooms, so tenants must leave the building to use public facilities. The capsule apartments are...Full Story
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