He believes that 215 square feet is the maximum amount of space a single person needs in a sustainable society, and a family of four should keep their living space under 860 square feet. My kids and I are exceeding sustainability, but I still feel cramped and sad. And very guilty.
Maria Shimizu Christensen
This makes me feel pretty good about the 1215 square feet four of us share right now. I know it's over the allotment, but it's much less than so many people. In America, we need to change the way we structure the insides of our homes, I think, utilizing things like huge hidden storage systems that many other countries have already figured out how to implement.