A studio apartment
, also known as a studio
(UK), efficiency apartment
bachelor/bachelorette style apartment
, is a
self-contained, small apartment
combines living room
into a single unit, barring a bathroom
"Bachelor" or "efficiency" apartments are sometimes smaller than
In British usage, a studio flat has its own bathroom; a single room
with cooking facilities and a shared bathroom is known as a
Studio, efficiency, and bachelor style apartments all tend to be
the smallest apartments with the lowest rents in a given area,
usually ranging around 300 to 600 square feet (25-60 square
meters). These kinds of apartments typically consist of one large
room which serves as the living, dining, and bedroom. Kitchen
facilities may be located in the central room, and the bathroom is
often in its own smaller room.
variation common in New York
City is the "L-shaped" or "alcove"
studio, in which the central room branches off into a small alcove
that can be used for sleeping or dining.
apartments, in the context of Singapore's public housing, are
flats that are specifically built by the Housing and Development Board
to cater to the growing senior citizen population, although there
is growing popularity among young working singles.
apartments, in the context of Istanbul's public housing, are flats that are
specifically built by the Individuals to
cater to the growing senior citizen population, although there is
growing popularity among young working singles.