Home ownership is part of the American Dream and to some that means having the biggest house on the block. While the size of one's home is truly a matter of preference, it may not be a practical reality for many.
One solution to carbon pollution is a more economical lifestyle. Sharing cars, living in smaller homes, and generally saving energy are obvious ways to mitigate global warming. Will we adopt them, or will we continue with a more wasteful lifestyle?
When this couple bought their apartment in Barcelona's Eixample district, it was divided into small rooms. The two architects knew they wanted to open it to let more daylight in, but rather than simply creating an open loft space they redefined the rules of privacy.