The homeownership obsession
The climate crisis and carbon dependency make potential homeowners reconsider the effects of suburban sprawl.
The September 11, 2001, terrorist attack and the market crash of 2008 sowed a sense of instability and propagated fears.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Most of the city planning is done so that the affluent neighborhoods are in quieter areas.
However, this is also nullified when the ultra-rich who travel frequently stay close to the transit hubs (like Airports), being exposed to high decibels of noise.
We often confuse the structural, physical entity that is the house as home. It may be the body of the home, and just like we relate to our body, the home relates to the house structure.
Just as we are extremely lucky if we get one great love in our lives, we should consider ourselves lucky if we get a real home. The abstract concept of a home is almost supernatural, with the house being the architecture, providing shelter. Great architecture is like the external beauty of a person, which may or may not be corresponding to what the person really is from inside.
Nevertheless, the outside is what provides a lust, a longing to see what’s inside.
Architects are creators in the real sense. They can conceptualize and implement great design and arouse deep feelings just by the work they do.
Their work is a siren call for many, both romantic and high in status.
Millennials are increasingly staying at home more often. Night outs, dinner parties, sporting events, and other outdoor activities are increasingly on the decline among these youngsters.
Great TV content and a whole lot of options on the internet like Netflix have contributed to the rising trend of millennials staying at home more.
New Economy Apps on the smartphone make it easier to order pizza, or anything else required to stock the fridge. It's also less risky to stay at home and one can have a more predictable and manageable kind of fun, while being in control.
The downtime that the millennials are craving more of is also related to self-care and recharging, away from the outside world.
They have countless new options of activities to do at home, be it facial care, journal writing or yoga practice.