House designs

Members of the Gila River Indian community see traditional house designs come to life

Thousands of years ago, members of the Gila River tribe built dwellings with thick adobe walls to protect them from the heat. But in the 1960s, the federal government began providing standardized housing on reservations that was not designed for the desert climate. The Gila River Indian community wants future housing to be not only […]

House designs

The Shrinking Dream: Household Diversity and Changing Home Design

The great Australian the dream has long had two components: home ownership and independent housing in the suburbs. Despite the hype surrounding the densification of Australian cities, the suburban house remains the predominant house form. Additionally, Australian homes have stood out for much of this century by being the tallest in the world. Interestingly, however, […]