According to Ilyce Glink, who recently attended the National Home Builders Convention, the latest trends in homebuilding show that new homeowners prefer a traditional look that accents a home’s natural beauty. This “traditional” includes hand-carved doors, hand-made stained glass, and hand-finished wood floors. The home must also be wired such that the latest technology is accessible and operational, from security systems to computer access for every family member.
Another trend is the idea for flexible living space. In other words, a room should be modeled so that it is a suitable bedroom, guest room, home office, exercise room, and game room. A floor plan with open yet defined spaces, as well as private accomodations will allow for more flexible rooms and living arrangements.
Watch for more articles to come about ideas for designing flexible living spaces.
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