Will COVID-19 Change Home Design?

June 11th, 2020

The short answer is “yes.”  In fact, many architects believe the pandemic will change our homes forever. In this article from dwell, 17 architects and designers explain how the experience of sheltering in place may have long-term effects on what we value in a home. After going through the COVID-19 pandemic in your current home, what are some of the features that you want the most in a new home?

Location may become more important, especially remote locations that offer more outdoor space. Spending more time at home may lead to a greater desire for technologies that conserve energy. Home organization and storage will become more important, as will home functionality, with home offices and workout spaces becoming must-have features. To learn more about the possible home design trends of the near future, read the article here.

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