Incredible Transforming Apartments Turn Tiny Rooms Into Spacious Homes

Don't be fooled by the small square footage of these apartments; they're actually roomy homes in disguise. Thanks to walls the move, furniture that folds away, and disappearing kitchens, these apartments can store numerous rooms in a very tiny space.

The 344-sq ft (32-sqm) home of Gary Chang in Hong Kong, with 24 rooms

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Transformer, a 650-sq ft (60-sqm) apartment by Studio Garneau in New York City's neighborhood of Chelsea

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A 645-sq ft (60-sqm) home with an awesome wall, designed by Vlad Mishin

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Yo! home, by Simon Woodroffe, London, UK

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A 258-sq ft (24-sqm) home in Barcelona, Spain, designed by Barbara Appollini

A 450-sq ft (42-sqm) Manhattan apartment, redesigned by Michael Chen and Kari Anderson

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A 940-sq ft (87-sqm) apartment designed by Yuko Shibata architects in Tokyo, Japan

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Roll It, an experimental home designed at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany

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The 420-sq ft (39-sqm) home of Graham Hill in SoHo, New York City, with sliding walls, fold-down bunk beds, a dinner table for twelve, solar panels, built-in sound system and a pull-down cinema screen, among others

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Rotor House, with a 64-sq ft (6-sq m) cylinder containing a kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom, designed by Luigi Colani in 2006

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Bonus: The 538-sq ft (50-sqm) Pop-up Interactive Apartment, with sliding and foldable polypropylene panels, designed by students at TU Delft, The Netherlands

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DISCUSSION

The resurgence of Murphy beds will hopefully be accompanied by the traditional use of the Murphy bed: slapstick comedy.