fbpx
Top

Lifestyle

Young people and housing: Swiss Army Knife, Open Door or Ready to Use?

In our previous article on the youth’s relationship with housing, we provided you with general trends on where young people live and their perceptions of housing. These lessons, drawn from a series of surveys carried out by JAM for Bouygues Construction among 1,000 young people aged between 18 and 25, led to the development of 6 model profiles, devised with young volunteers at a workshop following the survey. Today, we present you with the first three typical profiles, which give an insight into the different visions of housing that are cohabiting in the new generation.

Air quality: housing’s new priority

We are what we eat, but we are also what we breath: more than 15 kg of air every day! And most of that air quality comes from confined spaces. We spend more than 80% of our time inside with many pollutants. New constructions could well bring a breath of fresh air…

Housing in the future

No aspect of housing has been spared, they are all being reinvented in accordance with three overarching principles: housing that is agile and custom-built, housing that is shared and open to the rest of the city, and housing that is sustainable and resilient.

Ageing well at home

The ageing population is not a new topic, but due to the acceleration and scale of the phenomenon over the coming ears, we must study this challenge and analyse its consequences for the housing supply.