UBC’s Nano Studios to offer affordable micro-apartments for under $700 a month
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http://vimeo.com/156141434 The main motivation behind the UBC Nano Studios pilot project is affordability. In an interview with CBC News, Andrew Parr, UBC’s managing director of student housing, said that not only is the average rent on campus a steep $1,000 per month, but finding housing as a student at UBC can be challenging too—hopeful students can expect to join a waiting list of over 6,000 people. In response, the school plans to build 70 tiny suites—each no bigger than an average parking...