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Originally posted Thursday, 28 April 2022
How the Pandemic has Changed Home Design

But overall footprints are getting bigger as builders add on more smaller rooms, which may need to function as offices, play rooms, home gyms or dens, depending on the family.

Bathrooms are getting bigger, in part because we use them more often when we're home all day. And every room of the house is more wired — builders are adding power outlets and USB ports to accommodate the devices essential to working or attending school from home.

Some homes also feature separate entrances for guests, with easy access to a powder room for hand-washing.