There are some bathrooms even larger than this, but Brooklyn architect Tim Seggerman managed to transform a tiny 240-square-foot space in Manhattan’s Upper West Side into a beautiful modern home for its owner, an anthropology professor who splits her time between her New York City and a West African village. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

According to Business Insider, “He used a variety of different woods, including cypress and bamboo for the cabinets, ash and beech for the staircase, and quartered white oak for the floors. The apartment has a small kitchen space and a bedroom loft. It even has a washing machine, a rare luxury even in big New York apartments.”