Living In A Box - Could This Solve The Housing Shortage?
Could an eight-foot aluminium box be the solution to the housing shortage? But what's it like to actually sleep, eat, wash and entertain in one? BBC News's Rajesh Mirchandani did just that.
I've brought a cat, to see if I can swing it. I can. It's stuffed - the cat, that is - so don't worry.
Even Paris Hilton's prison cell is bigger than this, although I doubt it had as many mod cons. Just old lags.
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At least this initiative keeps the housing shortage in front of the governments eyes, as well as a living design of a funcional dwelling. Well done to the designers for thinking up this brilliant design.
''A room for living and sleeping in would be ideal for within the workplace grounds, say for MPs when working in London.''
The Japanese capsule hotel, in the Video section, shows a sleeping only accomodation.