American Institute of Architects' latest survey on home design trends revealed that 31 percent of architects say the home office is the most popular special function room requested in new homes or additions. (The runners up were outdoor living space, with 22 percent, and the mud room, with 19 percent.)
Most of us don't have professional architects at our disposal, who are able to build and shape rooms to suit our needs. Our home office needs to be carved from a room or a nook that already exists in our space. A homeowner with spare closets might build a closet office, for example
The funny thing is, our spaces were once somebody's new construction—from 5, 10 or 200 years ago. The way our homes are shaped and divided is a direct result of the trends of the time they were built.
So seeing that so many people are requesting dedicated home offices means that the future is sure to be ripe with plenty of perfect workspaces!
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