Living spaces need to become more efficient as they meet the spatial constraints and higher land values of a growing city. In exchange, apartment dwellers have increased access to the vitality and amenity of city life. Any compromises made on the size, layout, location and function of living spaces should be personal choices, based on individual lifestyles and circumstances.
New forms of (affordable) living do not only include new approaches to living space. They also question personal property.
New forms of (affordable) living often include a new approach to living space. A major design idea in this context is to share certain spaces within a house community, instead of having a fully equipped apartment or house per party. Therefore, a key question is: