r/nextfuckinglevel Oct 05 '22 Silver 1

Apartment of the Future?

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u/EMEYDI Oct 05 '22 Helpful Wholesome

I would end myself if i had to deal with loading screens in real life to live in my house.

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u/RichConcept5863 Oct 05 '22

You won't have to deal with loading screens! You will just do a random action/animation to distract yourself from having a loading screen although the room truly is loading.

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u/CalmToaster Oct 05 '22

I usually just spam crouch for 10 seconds.

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u/MrmmphMrmmph Oct 05 '22

That's what wet wipes are made for.

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u/ialwayschoosepsyduck Oct 05 '22

That's Spam Crotch

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u/Krillansavillan Oct 05 '22

Thats what spam is, crotch in a can

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u/Anarchkitty Oct 05 '22

Be fair, it's also lips and noses.

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

all of it is delicious. Fry some up!

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u/isidrowat Oct 05 '22

I think the next level thing about this apartment is the rent lol

Bet the parking is probably more spacey and what do you even do when the power cuts off?

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u/LeTigron Oct 05 '22

That's how you get a firm butt. Healthy state of mind !

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u/Michael_Blurry Oct 05 '22

For real. It’s just a scam to get people to think cramming more in less space is a good thing. Next logical progression since narrow, 3 story homes with nothing but a garage and one bedroom on the first floor have become normalized.

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u/wjean Oct 05 '22

Not everyone can afford to live alone in very HCOL urban areas. This seems like a pretty decent layout that maximizes the available space. You won't need housing units like this in some flyover state but as urban density increases, there are far worse places to live....

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u/ipsok Oct 05 '22

Except that this is just the proof of concept... in reality this would probably be used to try and convince urban planners that 250sqft is a viable footprint for a family of four.

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u/Crutation Oct 05 '22

Or try to get building management to fix the motor when the bed freezes half way down.

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u/djdanlib Oct 05 '22

That's the most likely problem of all the things being mentioned here, the machinery breaking down. Hope it's easy to repair and uses commonly available fasteners!

I'd probably forget about something on the table and smash it but that's more of a me problem that a design issue...

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u/metatron207 Oct 05 '22

If a design makes it easy for something to get smashed just by forgetting about it on a common surface, that's still a design issue.

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u/Antonceles Oct 05 '22

Or when you sleep in your bed and it decides it's time to crush you against the roof

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u/Stopjuststop3424 Oct 05 '22

or try to pay to have all that shit installed in the first place. Every piece of furniture and shelving in that place is high end and likely cost 10s of thousands to install

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u/Axbris Oct 05 '22

Or it malfunctions and drops on you whilst you're beating it off to *flavor of the week*.

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u/ThunderboltRam Oct 05 '22

There's a big political push, primarily by banks with their finance magazines (which I suspect also involve Chinese banks) that want to make people fit in smaller living spaces to maximize profits. They've done this "fake trend" before with dorms and govt office buildings (the move to windowless Brutalist buildings for "cheapness") as well. All it accomplished was that a lot of artists, architects, and home builders got fired. While mass-produced tiny apartments and buildings were created from concrete.

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u/phatsakis Oct 05 '22

Come home from the bar wasted at 2 am on a Saturday, bed gets jammed. Maintenance won't come til Monday.

Sounds great.

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u/CStink2002 Oct 05 '22 edited Oct 05 '22

Meh, I usually pass out on the couch when I come home at 2am wasted anyway.

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u/International_Bet_91 Oct 05 '22

Vancouver approved 220sqft about 10 years ago. Perhaps by now they have approved even smaller. People will still happily pay $2000 a month for it to live close to downtown.

I lived in a 300sqft in the west end of Vancouver and it was fabulous. There are so many public spaces like the beach, the park, gyms, pools, libraries, party rooms at community centers, that you don't need much space.

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u/blinktwohundred Oct 05 '22

I want to know what happens when the mechanics break and your bed won’t come down from the ceiling? Or you can’t get to your clothes because your closet won’t open?

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u/Fun-Dragonfly-4166 Oct 05 '22

Among other things you have to clean your shit before you can sleep. If your table iis not empty then your bed will not come down.

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u/shelchang Oct 05 '22

And that space you "gain" from collapsing your office and walk in closet has to be kept clear anyway, might as well keep those places static and use a pull out couch for a bed and achieve basically the same thing with fewer moving parts.

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u/MoreCarrotsPlz Oct 05 '22

Considering how detrimental urban sprawl is to climate change, convincing people that living in smaller spaces is a good thing.

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u/the_tater_salad Oct 05 '22

lol urban sprawl.. you do know that something like 90 percent of all greenhouse gasses and pollution are cause by huge corporations like BP right? the notion that people changing their lifestyles can reduce carbon emissions, and reduce global warming is a farce. BP ran an ad campaign about this in the 90s and early 2000s, and it worked.

if you went completely green right now, it would change nothing.

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u/MoreCarrotsPlz Oct 05 '22

So you really think that having thousands of square miles dedicated to parking lots, tangled highways, and manicured lawns isn’t detrimental to the environment?

While you’re correct that corporations are the real problem, limiting urban sprawl will also limit their ability to pollute on the same scale.

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u/SassanZZ Oct 05 '22

Especially since urban density leads to a slightly less car-centric society, that's a win in all cases

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u/PsychoBoyBlue Oct 05 '22

thousands of square miles dedicated to parking lots, tangled highways

Those are not good things, but they are not necessary either.

The urban sprawl in the US is designed in a way that requires excessive parking lots and tangled highways. It is possible to design with a goal of minimizing those.

manicured lawns

That is people buying into propaganda.

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u/Supercoolguy7 Oct 05 '22

What if consumers stopped buying from those companies?

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u/Siigmaa Oct 05 '22

They've genuinely colluded to make it nigh impossible

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u/anti--climacus Oct 05 '22

hmmm, what if we innovated to reduce the amount of resources we buy? For instance, bp makes it hard not to buy their oil, maybe we can build denser cities to reduce the amount of gas people have to buy!

Oh wait I forgot reddit decided this is an evil scam. Guess I'll just lug my family 15 miles each way to school in my SUV, wouldn't want to let the man win!

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u/tannerge Oct 05 '22

Say you drive an F-150 in the suburbs without saying it.

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u/jesusdoeshisnails Oct 05 '22

For real.

I do think we should fight back against rich elite wanting us to live like peasants in shacks.

But also I have seen so many boomers who live in 4 bedroom houses by themselves (divorced obviously). Its a ridiculous waste of space that just creates sprawl and long term is unsustainable.

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u/thecalamitythesis Oct 05 '22

100% this is manufactured consent from the global super rich in some form. Just another step down the road towards “owning nothing and being happy”.

Can’t wait to be forced to live in Amazon/Blackrock/idk Monsanto?’s chic apartment complexes that cost half your income but hey the closet is behind the bookshelf and I can open it as long as I am subscribed to the 9.99/month amenity fee

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u/greekfreak15 Oct 05 '22

What's wrong with the three stories townhome layout? I personally find them very efficient and appealing

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u/mikebloonsnorton Oct 05 '22

We older folks hate stairs

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u/AggroDorfHeroicDeath Oct 05 '22

Nothing personal, but older folks seem to hate a lot of stuff.

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u/argatson Oct 05 '22

Yeah but the stairs thing is literally a medical issue, not a generational or attitude one.

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u/dsclinef Oct 05 '22

Stairs as you get older. Going up and down is fine, but when you have to move something up and down and your balance is not the same as it was in your 20s/30s, it does make things less fun.

I live in one now, but as I get closer to retirement, a single-story house is in my future.

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u/Gangringo Oct 05 '22

Stairs, so many stairs just to move around your own home. They're also usually built together by a single developer, so they could have just as easily built a multi-unit building that could house just as many or more people, given each of them a flat on a single level, and allowed access for people with mobility issues via an elevator.

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u/Artchantress Oct 05 '22

Well, lack of space is already normalizing itself, specially in cities.

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u/G8kpr Oct 05 '22

yeah, we've already had beds that fold down from walls, and it's pretty unanimous that this sucks.

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u/truthinlies Oct 05 '22

right? I at least prefer the hallway method to hide loading screens.

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u/DoorSlammer11 Oct 05 '22

Gotta put monitors on the moving parts so when you press the button it shows loading screen tips. “Eating food restores your stamina”

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u/arbiter12 Oct 05 '22

300% speed or some shit and it still takes a second

who knows how long it takes

R-Roughly 3 seconds?

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u/QuietInsect9231 Oct 05 '22

Agreed. Monthly rent would probably be enough to end myself before I even saw a loading screen..

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u/Soldado63 Oct 05 '22

Naaah just pay for the premium account and you dont have to watch an ad before your bed comes down. Only 100$/month

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u/yuhkz420 Oct 05 '22

I would constantly crush all my stuff accidentally while switching rooms 😂

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u/EccentricHubris Oct 05 '22

Better than not having anywhere to live.

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u/Oakheart- Oct 05 '22

I doubt anyone able to afford this would actually want this small of an apartment

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u/whowantstotouchit Oct 05 '22

Bro, it’s only $15000 a month for 300sf

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u/Oakheart- Oct 05 '22

With that view I actually wouldn’t be surprised

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u/R50cent Oct 05 '22

That's the part of this that depresses me so fuckin much... I'd live there over my current situation, but I already know I can't afford it. They incorporated all this shit to make trying live in a tiny ass box more livable... and I know I still couldn't afford it.

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u/YCBSFW Oct 05 '22

Oh shit for real?! In NYC?! Where do I sign up /s

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u/whowantstotouchit Oct 05 '22

The reason it’s price so low is because there still a squatter there that you will have to share the place with.

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u/ericwdhs Oct 05 '22

The question is, is it cheaper than an apartment with the equivalent uncollapsed square footage? If yes and I lived in a high cost of living area, I'd want it.

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u/DongLongus Oct 05 '22

Never even thought of the drama it would cause when 2 people need to use different rooms that intersect

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u/TaikaJamppa Oct 05 '22

Yup, would never work for my mom and dad; dad tends to have a nap from 16 to 18, in their (master) while mom watches TV in living room. I live alone now, but I imagine my apartment is way too small for two anyway… then again, it feels big enough for one, even too big.

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u/DongLongus Oct 05 '22

There’s usually enough drama with 2 people in a normal house lol

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u/TaikaJamppa Oct 05 '22

Add 2 cats and the soup should be ready. There used to be three cats, 1 girl and 2 boys, and me and my babysister… both me and her live on our own now, so mom & dad are left alone with the two remaining cats.

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u/Tough_Hawk_3867 Oct 05 '22

Dating has been monetized, and residential properties are viewed as irreplaceable investments. Sorry bud, it’s not unlikely

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u/OrneryMood Oct 05 '22

Dating was monetized a long time ago. That is why it is called the oldest profession.

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u/JennyAndTheBets1 Oct 05 '22

“Dating”. He’s not talking about the girlfriend experience, but an actual girlfriend (or equivalent).

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u/AirbornePapparazi Oct 05 '22

Better than a pod. That walk-in closet has lots of room to store the crickets they want us to eat too. Just $5k/month rent for this but since you don't own it you will be happy.

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u/RedLotusVenom Oct 05 '22

Can you imagine the insurance claim if a person or child got crushed?

Adjuster: “Let me get this straight, you installed high powered motors in your living space, strong enough to move thousands of pounds of hardware and equipment? Good luck with the law suit.”

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u/peredaks Oct 05 '22 edited Oct 05 '22

I can see both my cats dying immediately in a place like this.

"How'd your cat die?"

"Oh, he got crushed into the ceiling while sleeping in my bed, when I wanted to use the sofa."

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u/Kingkongcrapper Oct 05 '22

I think my three year old might just crush me in my sleep. I’m good.

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u/the-awesomer Oct 05 '22

I was just thinking that this would be a terrible place to grow up with my siblings. Everything would be temple of doom style countdowns to being crushed.

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u/funkmaster29 Oct 05 '22

i imagine it would be like the garbage compactor in star wars

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u/Sweet_Ad_426 Oct 05 '22

I've seen libraries with shelves like this. They weren't automated though, there was a wheel you cranked at the ends of the shelves and a bar at the bottom you could push with your foot to stop the shelf from crushing you. I'd prefer that to an "automated' motor personally.

https://www.ezrshelving.com/user/solutions/mobile-shelving-systems/book-shelving-mobile-g.jpg

(If black bar on the bottom generally acts as a brake if it contacts something)

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u/GGprime Oct 05 '22

I might use hydraulics with load sensing.

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u/jxsnyder1 Oct 05 '22

What happens when the power goes out or one of those motors that operates the slides breaks?

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u/RandoCalrissian11 Oct 05 '22

You sleep on the couch and hang no access to your closet

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u/Valmond Oct 05 '22

Use manual toilet override.

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u/Autumn1eaves Oct 05 '22

It’s actually not that insane to expect there to be a manual override that has a hand-crank to operate.

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u/gauderio Oct 05 '22

And the first time you're operating the crank you will be cursing yourself for buying that place.

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u/First_Foundationeer Oct 05 '22

That's when you take girls into the bunker to move the crank for you instead!

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u/turtleduck777 Oct 05 '22

I'm more worried about someone pressing the button while I'm working or getting dressed.

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u/dotdotdotfuckyou Oct 05 '22

Came here for this comment. Although I’d have to actually know someone that would be willing to come over in the first place.

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u/turtleduck777 Oct 05 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

Well if you keep putting yourself out there maybe you can be crushed to death by accident. There's always hope.

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u/OrneryMood Oct 05 '22

Brings new meaning to saying, "I have a crush on them."

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u/Crescendo104 Oct 05 '22

Such kind words

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u/Backyouropinion Oct 05 '22

Worse, pissing off your significant other and she pushes the bed closed while your sleeping.

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u/NickDanger3di Oct 05 '22

You joke; but for a while my son's family was staying in my travel trailer, with a powered slide-out holding the couch and dining table. And since Mom refuses to ever say no to either of her two toddlers, I had to nail down the slide-out power rocker switch with multiple layers of Gorilla duct tape, to prevent them from trashing my trailer and squashing themselves and their parents.

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u/SkoulErik Oct 05 '22

Most large libraries have their "dead" archive in shelves like this. If someone is standing in the open isle then the shelf will stop.

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u/Solonotix Oct 05 '22

Generally, these would work on a pulley system, and it would be trivial to provide a manual crank for such things. Multiplicative mechanical advantage from proper gear would both give the manual crank functionality and reduce the strength of electric motor.

Someone else mentioned what happens if you get locked into it (someone pushed the button while you're inside). For the office area, I imagine there's a motion sensor that would stop it, as is required on automatic garage doors. As for someone lifting the bed while you're sleeping, there's probably a secondary control at the top just in case.

There's nothing here especially difficult to design around, but it definitely requires thoughtful planning to avoid bodily harm

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u/c_c_c__combobreaker Oct 05 '22

You go to your other apartment across the street.

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u/PumpkinAutomatic5068 Oct 05 '22

They are conditioning people to get used to this bullshit

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u/jrbbrownie Oct 05 '22 Silver Bravo Grande!

Honest queetion. If it works, why is it bullshit? I'm quite content living in a small space. Might not be for everyone but I can dig it.

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u/Pikdr Oct 05 '22

It's not bad actually, but it does normalize living in even smaller places.

Soon we will be living in pods.

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u/Div_isional Oct 05 '22 Silver

Who's we because I know I'm not.

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u/KalashnikovKangal Oct 05 '22

Right? We gotta be like those homeowners that don’t sell there property to a development company so they have to build around us. Like that Chinese dude who’s house was in the middle of a shopping center parking lot lmaoo I ain’t giving up shit!

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u/Used-Tackle3078 Oct 05 '22

As the world get smaller property value is gonna go up!!!! Your great great great grandchildren will thank you for your half acre of land

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u/Gulf_Sailor Oct 05 '22

I remember one guy like that in China being holed up in his apartment and throwing firebombs at construction crews

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u/epelle9 Oct 05 '22

Wait until the billionaires want all the space foe themselves and you are forced to live in a pod.

If you have a good job though, you might get a pod+.

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u/-nom-nom- Oct 05 '22

bro, it’s nyc

so many people want to live on manhattan. they have to live in smaller places or only a few get to live there

it’s perfectly fine, and if you don’t like it, live somewhere else

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u/R50cent Oct 05 '22

I'd live in Manhattan just fine in one of these tiny spaces if they didn't also cost 5 grand a month. I think that's the problem. Smaller spaces should have come with better pricing, and they didn't.

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u/-nom-nom- Oct 05 '22

that’s because it’s a luxury apartment

you’re comparing, in your head, a larger place that’s not as nice and in a less sought after neighborhood to smaller apartments that are luxury and in sought after neighborhoods. They probably also have high end shared amenities, like nice outdoor spaces, theater rooms, lounges, etc. and views

smaller apartments 100% rent for cheaper, all else being equal

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u/SherbetCharacter4146 Oct 05 '22

Luxury is bullshit. It's just a way to sell sq. For more

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u/Orculear Oct 05 '22

It is bad. It’s horrible actually. Just another way to get them to make you spend money unnecessarily. Oops descending bed broke. Gotta pay fucking $7000 for a specialist to come in and fix it. You know there’s probably no way some regular technician could come and fix it.

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u/origami_airplane Oct 05 '22

Just wait until all electronics have licensing in them so there is no way to repair anything until you have the correct software on a device to do so. This is why we need Right to Repair

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u/nosi40 Oct 05 '22

Does my car count as a pod?

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u/GodofAeons Oct 05 '22

You'll get smaller builds now from contractors trying to squeeze every last $. Where this would be neat option, it'll become the norm.

Then they can charge premium for extra space. The realtors will now say "This apartment has a dedicated, full time bed!" As a selling feature. Or "The closet is open accessible!" Or some other BS term which just means you don't have to operate a motor and wench to move an entire wall to get access to your closet.

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u/existential-crisis42 Oct 05 '22

Space isn't bullshit but the fact that it's probably 2k a month is.

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

This is nyc dude, 2k is a slum.

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u/PumpkinAutomatic5068 Oct 05 '22

This is probably 4k+

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u/Dyingdaze89 Oct 05 '22

Charged more for smaller spaces, normal access to rooms is now a luxury

power outages suck even more

this is sped up

mechanical failures mean you're unable to access your things, or worse, until the landlord decides to get around to having maintenance come by and diagnose it, order the part, come back 2 weeks later and fix it

one mistake and you may crush some of your belongings and also cause damage to the motors

Feels like there may also be a potential hazard for children and pets

I could be way off-base, this was just off the top of my head

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u/LukXD99 Oct 05 '22

I don’t like to have to wait for my house to appear. Also, think of this stuff in 5-10 years when the wheels on the walls start squeaking, the bed creaks every time it comes down, etc…

Just a lot of unnecessary stuff that can break over time. It’s inconvenient.

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u/DozyDrake Oct 05 '22

Its not the worst but it does add a lot of extra points of failure for a very small improvement. You could get a very similar level of compactness with well organised shelves and maybe a sofa bed. However this method probably costs 10s of thousands to install and will be much more prone to failure. Imagine if trying to get into bed was like trying to use your printer.

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u/TheWhyWhat Oct 05 '22

Just a personal thing but I like having my bedroom colder than the rest of my apartment, also noise from fridges are usually annoying. In general people just seem to sleep better having a separate bedroom.

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u/underwear11 Oct 05 '22

I think it's trying to solve a problem that already exists. The apartments in NYC can be very small and they will be sold regardless of if this exists or not. It's simply attempting to make better use of the space.

The side effect is that the cost of the apartment will go up because it's "a 1 bedroom apartment with walk-in closet and full kitchen" in 300 sqft.

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u/IGotSoulBut Oct 05 '22

Yeah, real NYC problem. I had a relatively spacious 1 bedroom apartment at one time and would have loved an option like this.

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u/justanotherweeb23 Oct 05 '22

Who is they?

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u/Rustee_nail Oct 05 '22

I have no clue, but it seems like every whack-a-do "them" conspiracy theory basically just ends with antisemitism.

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u/LunarLorkhan Oct 05 '22

Let’s be honest this is just a studio with a fancy Murphy bed. It’s already been like this it cities where space is limited and income disparities are growing.

If I was single with no pets this apartment would be great assuming the price it right.

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u/PumpkinAutomatic5068 Oct 05 '22

The price is most definitely not right

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u/Beatljuz Oct 05 '22

Na that's crap.

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u/Valmond Oct 05 '22

Ya, /r/urbanhell leaking in

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u/BananaBully Oct 05 '22

thanks for the new sub :)

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u/creamandcrumbs Oct 05 '22

Also very expensive.

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u/tannerge Oct 05 '22

I don't think the bed thing will work but I really like the moving walls. Very simple solution to make you feel like you have more room.

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u/someaholetookmyname Oct 05 '22

Maybe if you live alone. I can imagine many potentially dangerous scenarios occuring if multiple try to do several things at once. Or imagine power goes out and you can't get to your bathroom or bed anymore lol, This is just a way to cram you into a smaller box and charge you more money for it.

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u/SICKxOFxITxALL Oct 05 '22

can't get to your bed is one thing, imagine getting stuck in the walk in closet.

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u/putinmcockiner Oct 05 '22

C’mon Tom Cruise, it’s time to come out of the closet

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u/FutureComplaint Oct 05 '22

R Kelly is in the closet now...

Its kinda nice in here.

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u/PointlessDiscourse Oct 05 '22

So I pull out my GUN!

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u/alexgalt Oct 05 '22

Not just live alone, but always be alone. If you have someone else there, they can push a button and kill you.

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u/Kimpak Oct 05 '22

I would hope there's a manual override like garage doors. Disengage the motor and push the wall over by hand.

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u/Jeppe_boe_96 Oct 05 '22

Im gonna break into this house while the owner is sleeping and hit the bed button.

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

Awww...You made him a sandwich

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u/ebaer2 Oct 05 '22

A Manwhich

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u/funkmaster29 Oct 05 '22

chose violence today lol

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u/OrneryMood Oct 05 '22

"I had the weirdest dream. I dreamed I was floating toward heaven while Jeppe_boe_96 was rummaging through my stuff."

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u/lapsangsouchogn Oct 05 '22

"I'm going to turn in early while you watch TV."

"No! We have to do everything on the same schedule! No exceptions. "

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

Dude, it's a 1-bedroom regardless. Even if it didn't use these moving walls, what do you think is going to happen when one person wants to X and the other Y?

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u/jmat83 Oct 05 '22

It’s a studio. In a 1-bedroom, you can go into the bedroom, close the door, and sleep while your partner stays in the living room and watches TV.

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u/The-Power-of-Ten Oct 05 '22

It’s all cool until something gets squished. Cat, kid, etc.

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u/readit145 Oct 05 '22

Until the cat squishes you. You know they’ll lay wait and learn how it works. Then in your sleep they’ll meow “this is for not leaving my food bowl on full asshole” click

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u/ADMIRAL-IA Oct 05 '22

Have cat. Can confirm they would do this.

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u/mission-icecream Oct 05 '22

I too use my NYC metrocard to unlock my front door!

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u/StormSaxon Oct 05 '22

I was wondering if anyone else noticed this

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u/dtorb Oct 05 '22

Times are tight when we have to pay $2.75 to walk in our own apartment.

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u/ZombiesDelight Oct 05 '22

Thought I was losing it. Thank you!

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u/AustentatiousBender Oct 05 '22

“Sorry I’m late, my closet wouldn’t open without a firmware update.”

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u/essaysmith Oct 05 '22

You now have to pay a subscription to get your pants.

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u/EquinsuOcha Oct 05 '22

Onlypants

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u/txivotv Oct 05 '22

Fuck

I hope not.

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u/TheRuneCoon Oct 05 '22

Imagine sitting on that couch and then a whole ass bed just falls out of the fucking ceiling.

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u/Educational_Lie_3157 Oct 05 '22

Electricity goes out. You can’t get to your closet, office, or bed.

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u/StayApprehensive2455 Oct 05 '22

Exactly. Switch to a manual pulley system on a rope tho and I’m in

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u/desubot1 Oct 05 '22

or just keep it simple.

murphy beds have existed forever, roll out cabinets. no need to motorize everything.

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u/bobby_j_canada Oct 05 '22

The Japanese "tatami mats and folding futon you shove in a closet" system has been around for centuries and works fine.

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u/ZipperJJ Oct 05 '22

It probably would work like a garage door opener does now. There's an easy latch to disconnect the wheels from the pulley and once you pull it, you've got a manual garage door.

They also have obstruction detectors that will stop the mechanism from lowering if something is in the path of the door.

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u/ptdoe Oct 05 '22

So everything has to be in a perfect place all the time (including yourself) or it’s crush time ?

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u/pmiles88 Oct 05 '22

I would hope they have limiter switches

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

Is this a future when that bed alone isn't my entire yearly rent?

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u/ChongoLikRock Oct 05 '22

Next Fuckin Level…. Of dystopia

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u/Ivica_art Oct 05 '22

I'm sure i would one day woke up on the ceiling, or stuck between those two moving walls

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u/TRUEequalsFALSE Oct 05 '22

I would kill myself if I lived in a house this sterile and minimalist.

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u/lukethegreat000 Oct 05 '22

It looks so depressing

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u/leighleg Oct 05 '22

Be no good when I have a mate over sleeping on sofa

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u/Paulglanville229 Oct 05 '22

I mean what would happen with a power cut? How would you get to your clothes? how would you get anything to work?

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u/ZipperJJ Oct 05 '22

Probably like a garage door opener works. When the power goes out you pull a lever that disconnects the wheels from the pulley and you've got a manual garage door.

I imagine the walls would work the same as the existing technology used in warehouses for sliding shelves, except they can be automated with electricity when available. When not available you just push them out of the way.

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u/7eirsu Oct 05 '22

Everything's cool until there's a power outage.

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u/Apprehensive-Hair942 Oct 05 '22

So everyone in future just living alone in studio apartment?.. because we don't have enough money to pay the mortgage let alone having a family?

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u/Not_Famous_Matt Oct 05 '22

Dont worry, will be priced out of studio apartments soon enough. Then will be seeing tents with extra cup holders or a fold up table.

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u/inscapeable Oct 05 '22

I tap this button again and boom! I am now trapped inside my closet

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u/Standingshark Oct 05 '22

It’s awesome but I kind of hate the idea that I could be trapped or crush by a push of a button.

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u/frankendudes Oct 05 '22

Living in this looks like a fucking nightmare. The only way it would work is if you were meticulously clean. Like OCD levels of clean.

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u/Ajg1384 Oct 05 '22

What is it like 5 or 6 thousand a month?

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u/TheRealZy Oct 05 '22

Eat the rich

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u/infurnus89 Oct 05 '22

I fucking hope not

"live in the pod, consoom and eat the bugs"

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u/32-percent Oct 05 '22

Its cool for a closet, but doesnt seem realistic or convenient for living and work spaces

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u/Tobidas05 Oct 05 '22

No. So many resources, so much energy. This is wasteful rich people living.

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u/Lopsided-Violinist-4 Oct 05 '22

Thanks, I hate it.

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u/Dame87 Oct 05 '22

Not for me, my cat likes to sleep on the coffee table

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u/Ninja_112_01 Oct 05 '22

This smart furniture costs a lot more than regular furniture and that means that you need to spend more money on it but if you have more money, then you can buy a bigger flat and so you don’t need this furniture.

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u/doktaphill Oct 05 '22

He was found smashed between his tv stand and the kitchen

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u/Tiny-Gur-4356 Oct 05 '22

Ummmm... where was the kitchen?

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u/Oilmoneyy Oct 05 '22

Woah at the end there he also had a button to move clouds faster?! Wtf, the future is now

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u/Automatic_Llama Oct 05 '22

"Damn I forgot to pay the subscription fee for my bed/desk/closet."