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Micro-apartments the way forward in New York

With space increasingly at a premium, developers in the US city now have an innovative solution: micro-apartments.

Last Modified: 16 Jun 2013 12:44
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New York City, like many of the world's megacities, is overcrowded. Currently the city's population stands at seven million people, and that number is only growing.

Space, however, remains at a premium, and so many of those coming to the city find it difficult to find a place to call home.

Developers are now looking at an innovative solution that's popular in Tokyo and Mumbai: micro-apartments.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York.

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