From a nine-story building full of micro-apartments in New York City and micro-unit buildings in San Francisco, to a tiny house community in Washington, D.C., small-space living attracts residents across the nation who want a more affordable, minimal, and eco-friendly home.
Portland, which opened the first tiny house hotel in the U.S., is no exception. And so it was only a matter of time until our favorite Portland satire, Portlandia, took the tiny house movement and its unique storage solutions from intriguing to insane.
In a mere one minute and 33 seconds, Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen show you how the most unconventional storage solutions (there’s a bathroom that doubles as a home office, which triples as a cabinet, and quadruples as a bookshelf) can make even the tiniest of homes seem huge. Or so we think.
Take a quick tour of the quirky couple’s “Lil’ Place” below. If you want to move in to one of the micro-community’s cozy quarters, (don’t) call the number at the end of this video: