Recession Could Bring Big Change in What Consumers Demand in New Homes

manor_house_betliarSo, this is really a very relevant and fascinating topic—the change in choice of house typology as a result of the change in the economy.


“There is actually a pattern of building out there that is called manor houses,” she said. From the front, they look like traditional houses, with a single entry. But the structure may incorporate two to five homes within, with separate entries tucked away on the sides of the building. “It’s been found to be a way of putting affordable housing into an area,” McAlester said.

But wait a minute—“manor houses” as a new typology? Please give me specific examples.


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