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Tiny homes under scrutiny: By Romesh Navaratnarajah: Many Singaporeans might... property market

Many Singaporeans might think that shoebox units are small but there’s another type of micro home that has taken off in other parts of Asia, most notably in China and Japan. Called capsule homes, such units are much smaller than shoebox apartments. Some of these units can be as tiny as seven ft long, six ft tall and four ft wide as evidenced in some developments located in the outskirts of China’s capital Beijing that were reportedly going for as low as S$40 a month per room some years back. Given the issue of land scarcity in Singapore, the immense popularity of shoebox apartments and an increasingly red hot property market, one has to wonder: Will capsule living take off in Singapore? It has to be noted that shoebox homes are typically below 500 sq ft in size which doesn’t allow for much open space so one can imagine the constraints on movement in a capsule unit. But thi...

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