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Outdoor living rooms remain extremely popular special function room

immediate release:

Washington, D.C. – September 18, 2017 – For the sixth consecutive year,
outdoor living rooms have taken the top spot in terms of growing consumer
interest among special function rooms. Following in second and third for
special function rooms are mud rooms and home offices, respectively, as interest
in these spaces has seemingly plateaued.
These are some of the findings from The American Institute of
Architects’ (AIA) Home Design Trends Survey covering activity during the second
quarter of 2017 that focused on emerging home features, systems and

“Prior to the housing downturn, home offices maintained a solid hold as the
most requested special function room,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker,
PhD, Hon. AIA.  “Obviously new home
technology offerings have influenced residential design trends, but the impact
of the Great Recession can still be seen through homeowner interest in better
use of existing space.”

All the

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