Tuesday, July 10, 2007
They Keep Getting BIGGER
The Houses Keep Getting Bigger and Bigger. Here's one that gives you an illusion of a Castle Tower.
I'm not sure if families are getting a lot bigger or they just want a lot of space so they don't have to be together all the time - but touring some of these homes requires a map and living there would require an intercom system, cell phones and/or web cams to keep in touch with family members in various areas of the house.
Most of the houses now have a HUGE game room with the obligatory Pool Table. I wonder what's in the next phase - a trampoline?? Maybe an indoor Olympic size pool? I did see an indoor bowling alley once in a magazine......
The Kitchens are another area that has grown tremendously. I like the fact that they are now open to the whole entertaining area - as opposed to the small, tight, isolated rooms of bygone days. This particular one would have required a wide angle lens to capture the whole room. Three cooks could easily work simultaneously here.
Amusing to tour but as for a day to day living experience - I'd find it exhausting traveling from one end of the house to the other all day long. Not to mention maintaining it - I see an opportunity for cleaning service businesses here.
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