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Narrow apartment building, called Hotel Formule 1, in New Zealand

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The Hotel Formule 1, Auckland, New Zealand

The Hotel Forumle1 Auckland is one of the skinniest tall apartment buildings around at 197 feet tall and less than 20 feet wide. It is built with 144 small studio apartments that are rented out to people in need of short stay accommodations.