In China, people will live in water pipes
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Home OPod Tube House made of standard concrete pipe and is intended for young people who can not afford to buy housing in the world's megacities.
presented recently in Hong Kong, the houses are made of the former concrete water pipes with a diameter of 2, 5 meters. Housing designed for one or two people living area occupies about 9, 3 square meters (100 square feet).
Inside provides standard amenities, living room with sofa bed, mini fridge, bathroom with shower and storage space for clothes and personal belongings.
According to James Lowe architect of the project, the idea of tiny houses in the pipes can be a practical solution for the house in search of young people, and for the city authorities, who are struggling with the problem of overpopulation.
Although the design is not easy - about 22 tons each pipe, installation does not require a lot of money and effort. Pipes can easily be attached to each other, which reduces the cost of installation.