This New House
The American Dream just keeps growing. Since 1970 the size of the average new home has ballooned by 50 percent. “Great rooms,” Viking ranges, 10-acre lots—can moats and turrets be far behind?
- Since 1950, the average new house has increased by 1,247 sq. ft. Meanwhile, the average household has shrunk by 1 person.
- The National Association of Home Builders showcase home for 2005 is 5,950 sq. ft. Thats 15% bigger than last years model.
- The Unabombers legal defense team cited the size of his shack10 x 12to buttress his insanity plea.