Broken-plan living is the latest in home design
Open-plan layouts do not provide the individual spaces that families often need, such as a quiet area to study or read, according to Melanie Clear of Clear Architects.
“Parents want a quiet space to work, but without feeling isolated, and teenagers, while keen on privacy, still want to feel part of the family. And not everyone wants their dirty dishes on display to dinner guests either.” Melanie Clear
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