The shortage of building materials is forcing an entire industry to grind to a halt – as are affected buyers and communities. What helps? Project developers, trades, politicians and buyers must work together and face the challenges together.
The topic of sustainability and the conservation of our finite resources is increasingly dominating the discussion in the real estate industry. All too often, the focus is solely on keywords such as energy efficiency or thermal insulation.
There are ten different living types in Germany into which people can be classified – depending on their values, ideas and preferences. Author Axel Schmitz wrote his doctoral thesis on the different types – and what is most important to them when it comes to design and furnishings. For example, there is the middle class, which places a lot of value on order and privacy. The performers, on the other hand, like to have the latest technology and prefer large eat-in kitchens.
Show me how you live and I will tell you who you are – there is a lot of truth in this saying For project developers, architects, brokers and residents alike, it would be wonderful if this sentence also applied in the other direction: I tell you who I am and you show (or build) the ideal apartment for me my needs.