June 2012

What should be done to provide bigger and better homes?

New homes in the UK are among the smallest in Europe, with a recent poll suggesting 66 per cent of people feel they do not have enough room at home.

The poll, carried out for the Guardian newspaper, underscores a report from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). It found that the average three-bedroom home is eight per cent smaller than the London Housing Design Guide’s recommended minimum size.

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