Brave New Home  Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing by Diana Lind


Brave New Home Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing by Diana Lind
epub | 3.16 MB | English | Isbn:B083JYBCG8 |
Author: Diana Lind | PAge: 272 | Year: 2020



Brave New Home Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing by Diana Lind


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A smart, provocative look at how the American Dream of single-family homes, white picket fences and two-car garages became a lonely, overpriced nightmare, and how new trends in housing can help us live better.

Over the past century, American demographics and social norms have shifted dramatically. More people are living alone, marrying later in life, and having smaller families. At the same time, their lifestyles are changing, whether by choice or by force, to become more virtual, more mobile, and less stable. But despite the ways that today's America is different and more diverse, housing still looks stuck in the 1950s.

In Brave New Home, Diana Lind shows why a country full of single-family houses is bad for us and our planet, and details the new efforts underway that better reflect the way we live now, to ensure that the way we live next is both less lonely and more affordable. Lind takes readers into the homes and communities that are...


Category:Urban & Land Use Planning, Poverty Studies, Urban Sociology



Brave New Home Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing by Diana Lind

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