Homeowners have displayed a marked preference for functionality, accessibility and sustainability over the past 10 years, and residential architects expect those trends to accelerate.
Among the key factors in shaping these trends, according to the Washington, DC-based American Institute of Architects (AIA), will be the aging of America’s population, particularly the movement of the baby boom generation into retirement years.
One of the leading residential design trends for the next decade is Aging-in-Place and Universal Design elements and features, such as wider hallways, lower windows, added handrails and one-level living spaces to accommodate the aging population.
For more leading residential design trends for the next decade, such as the use of organic compounds for paint and wood and other environmental-friendly materials, the need for space devoted to home offices which reflect changing work patterns, a heavy emphasis in outdoor living spaces, click the link below and scroll right to page 10:
KItchen & Bath Design News – Top Trends, Page 10.
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