Homes Actually Need to Be Practical Now
One of the ironies of social distancing is that it can put privacy in short supply.
Anne Helen Petersen
"American homes are simply not meant to be lived in 24/7"
A home of any kind is a blessing right now. But when it’s not only a shelter, but also a workplace and school and gym and theater and restaurant and bar and town square, its utility—and shortcomings—become more accurate,
“I spoke with HGTV executives. And the reason that they are so big on open-concept [living spaces] is because it gets the male viewers. Like, guys like to watch sledgehammers and, like, taking out walls.”
Brian D. Earp
Finding Privacy During the Pandemic - The Atlantic