Category Accommodation

How the west adapted apartments

There are many kinds of apartments and they don’t have anything to do with the grandeur and luxury that is exuded by the building. A single bedroom apartment could appear to be royal for that matter. A convertible apartment, for example, is kind of an apartment that has large floor area. It can later be divided into further rooms. It could be that a person moves into an apartment and then decides to have a room or a home mate. The place can easily be divided if it is a convertible apartment.

The Americans were quite late in adapting apartments as a form of residence because it was associated with the immigrants and the lower class for a long time. At the same time, the wealthier in France were already living in apartments...

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