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How Architects Design for Less Lonely Living

Check this out: architectural design educator Stewart Hicks discusses the loneliness epidemic in America, and what design decisions can be made to lead to more social connectivity.

People like living alone. Data shows that more people are renting studios and single-bedroom apartments. However, living solo may be a factor in American's increased perception of loneliness. Stewart Hicks, Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois, looks into the country's historical design decisions within home architecture, and highlights recent examples of projects that aim to bring people together.