“As parents look for creative ways to keep older kids hanging out at home, some are turning to an unexpected source: architects and designers. The result is a new category of spaces now showing up in family homes: teen lounges, hangout areas, sleepover spaces and “offices” for doing homework.” Candace Jackson, Wall Street Journal Read [...]
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“Residential architects are reporting that home sizes are beginning to turn around, particularly for custom and luxury homes.” The American Institute of Architects This is a very informative read: Residential architects report the most improvement in business conditions since the beginning of the housing downturn By Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA The long and steep [...]