Death to the Open Floor Plan. Long Live Separate Rooms. - CityLab


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It’s time to end the tyranny of open-concept interior design. If someone asked me five years ago whether or not I thought the open floor plan would still be popular, I would have said no. Domestic architecture seemed to be taking a turn toward the rustic. via Pocket
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2 days ago by archizoo
Interesting take.
I don't really like the visual feel of closed concept dwellings, at least in the low-bedroom-count places I've lived so far. Could see this being less stifling in larger suburban homes maybe?
On the other hand, the sound isolation is a big deal. Parties can be so fucking taxing when you have one room where everyone is trying to talk, eat, let kids watch TV, etc etc.
I wish there was a way to easily have both (without buying a ridiculously huge house)
4 days ago by mrled
Shameless plug for my article about bringing back rooms
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6 days ago by pfctdayelise
It’s time to end the tyranny of open-concept interior design.

If someone asked me five years ago whether or not I thought the open floor plan would still be popular, I would have said no. Domestic architecture seemed to be taking a turn toward the rustic. Today, “Farmhouse” and “Craftsman” modern …
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8 days ago by curiousstranger
The Case for Rooms
KATE WAGNER AUG 6, 2018
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8 days ago by gdw
Madison McVeigh/CityLab Kate Wagner Aug 6, 2018 It’s time to end the tyranny of open-concept interior design. If someone asked me five years ago whether or not…
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13 days ago by stuckeyboss
On the disadvantages of open plan houses, most saliently that they are not very efficient
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14 days ago by mr_stru
It’s time to end the tyranny of open-concept interior design.
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14 days ago by inspiral
Madison McVeigh/CityLab The Case for Rooms Kate Wagner 8:00 AM ET It’s time to end the tyranny of open-concept interior design. If someone asked me five years…
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14 days ago by breau
Endorse: An ode to the closed floor plan
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15 days ago by AnnieLowrey
Endorse: An ode to the closed floor plan
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15 days ago by charisse