Since March, most Americans have been spending more time at home. The results of this situation have created a massive demand on home improvement projects and caused even more disruption in an already strained materials supply chain (lumber, for instance, is at huge premium).
Beyond tackling the “honey-do list” or upgrade project, people are rethinking their living spaces and, in many instances, asking them to do more. The living room, kitchen and bedroom now need to accommodate an office, classroom or exercise space. Virtual life is a commonality, yet virtual living seems to be the next frontier undiscovered. If so, how can designers create spaces that accommodate our multi-purpose lifestyle? More importantly, how can construction be as flexible as our devices?
CPL’s Jason Streb, AIA tackles these questions and more as he discusses how residential design trends reflect generational preferences.