This recently launched co-living residence also offers short-term rentals, presenting visitors to the city-state a new breed of accommodation complete with a chance to make new friends with the locals. It has hotel-like rooms and service, plus communal areas with the ambience of a co-working space. Pronounced "life", lyf is a brand of the Ascott, a well-known name in the international hospitality industry. The room sizes range from 18m² (studios) to 105m² (six-bedroom duplexes). The Ascott plans to launch a lyf property in Bangkok next year.