PATH - A Public Private Partnership for Advancing Housing Technology
The Evolution of the American Home
What will tomorrow's home look like?
The NextGen Demonstration Home takes a principled approach to exploring these values as they have evolved in the homebuilding industry. It invites visitors to consider how environmental concerns and advanced technologies are changing homebuyers' expectations. These changing expectations pose challenges for the way we plan, build, and sell houses.
[IMAGE: The NextGen Home is designed for a middle-income family.]NextGen offers answers to those challenges. This 2,300 square foot home demonstrates what can be achieved when a whole-house approach to building is coupled with high standards for building quality and comfort, and a commitment to affordability. In addition to the wide range of advanced technologies it demonstrates, the home will be for many a first introduction to modular building, or "stick building in a factory." Its lessons are applicable to any builder interested in improving quality through careful planning and design.
Content updated on 1/23/2004
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