Over the course of a year, a global health crisis caused almost everyone to rethink almost everything, and certainly what we expect from our homes.
Working, learning, and trying to stay fit from home became a necessity for most, challenging not only long-held habits but also our patience. (“Homes weren’t designed for us to live in them 24 hours a day. We don’t work well like that,” says architect Dan Swift of BSB Design.) We put the onus on housing to adapt to new needs, be our bastion of health, and to keep us safe—a lot to ask.
So, for our annual Show Village, Pro Builder commissioned a trio of homes to be presented as an immersive online experience, affording the opportunity to test concepts related to flexibility, privacy, wellness, security, and stress relief for post-COVID realities, working with leading residential architects, a top-notch consumer research firm, an