Ryan Aipperspach, Ben Hooker, Allison Woodruff
In the course of conducting research on domestic life , we have visited and conducted observations in a number of U.S. homes. Within these homes, we have often observed a certain homogeneity, a tendency toward similarity in place and experience. Our sense of a sometimes uniform and undifferentiated domestic environment resonates with observations made by others as well. For example, the modern housing landscape has been critiqued as offering limited variation in internal form and structure compared with the diversity of household populations [2, 3]. Homes with uniform construction, ceiling height, and lighting are symptomatic of designs that deal…
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