Would You Live in One of These Chinese "Micro-Homes" a.k.a. OPod Tubes That Are Set to Change the Way Cities Are Built?

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A Hong Kong architect has invented what he believed to be the solution of overcrowded cities by turning concrete water pipes into tiny homes.

The OPod Tube Housing system aims to re-purpose concrete tubes measuring just over eight feet in diameter, and turn them into 'micro-homes' with 100 square feet of living space.

It is the brainchild of architect James Law of James Law Cybertecture who designed the build as a possible solution to the lack of both space and affordable housing in Hong Kong.

With a population of 6,690 people per square kilometer in 2014, Hong Kong has one of the most competitive real estate markets in the world.

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