CJGuide: Apartment Types

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One Room Apartments

  • 1R: One room with no separate kitchen.
  • 1K: One room with a separate kitchen.
  • 1DK: One room with a separate dining room/kitchen.
  • 1LDK: One large bedroom and a separate living/dining room/kitchen.

A 1R: One room with no separate kitchen. A 1K: One room with a separate kitchen.A 1DK: One room with a separate dining room/kitchen.A 1LDK: One large bedroom and a separate living/dining room/kitchen.


Two Room Apartments

  • 2DK: Two rooms with a separate dining room/kitchen.
  • 2LDK: Two bedrooms and a living/dining room/kitchen.

A 2DK: Two rooms with a separate dining room/kitchen.          A 2LDK: Two bedrooms and a  living/dining room/kitchen.


Three Room Apartments

  • 3DK: Three rooms with a separate dining room/kitchen.
  • 3LDK: Three rooms and a living/dining room/kitchen.

A 3DK:  Three rooms with a separate dining room/kitchen.          A 3LDK: Three rooms and a living/dining room/kitchen.

N.B. These apartments are not shown to scale. However, all Japanese rooms are based on the tatami mat. One mat is 163 centimeters by 81.5 centimeters (about 5' 4" x 2' 7"). A standard room has six mats. In the images above, the rooms with blue stars are all the same size.


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