Why You Should Befriend a Structural Engineer and Architect: The New American Dream Home Is One You Never Have to Leave — The New York Times
If you’re buying a single-family house in San Francisco, this is why you should befriend a structural engineer and architect.
The new emphasis on home flexibility means some once-standard rooms are disappearing. Most of the model homes I toured that day in Elk Grove did not have formal living rooms or dining rooms, floor-plan staples in new homes for at least a hundred years. That’s not unusual. Lennar and other homebuilders say their most popular models today have “great rooms” that combine both, often with smaller total square footage.
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