Britons are living in increasingly cramped conditions with two third of the population squeezed in tiny spaces, reports The Guardian quoting a research finding by a furniture group. Thanks to rising land costs, increased population growth, tiny spaces are becoming a norm these days. We bring you images of some of the world's smallest living areas
Eric Wong, managing director of a capsule bed manufacturer, poses in a modified capsule bed inside a showroom in Hong Kong. The beds, which are modified for the Hong Kong market, have adjustable ceilings, a larger air conditioner and a TV. They are aimed at university students and budget mainland Chinese travellers visiting the territory and will cost $450 a month or $30 a night, according to the manufacturer.