Shopping for a new home to buy or rent has never been easier. Technology enables the consumer to see every available property in their own locale—or anywhere in the world— from the convenience of their phone. But, does the available housing stock offer the right choices to meet the needs of a changing population? And, should the A&D community be doing a better job of adapting to who we are and how we want to live? The demise of the dining room can be traced back to Gen X’s desire to work at home. Millennials have driven the demand for a new breed of amenities in multifamily development…and who would have predicted that downsizing baby boomers and millennials would be attracted to the same rooftop fire pits, on-site yoga classes,
and pet-washing amenities? Interior designers who can anticipate and also influence
these new directions are an invaluable resource to new and existing clients who
will need to navigate a changing housing market.
Designers can help clients navigate and outfit
innovative housing models to suit generational
shifts in living arrangements
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