Fresh air design options take on more prominence.
Adding outdoor amenities to living space has been increasingly popular for several years. The demand for outdoor living space is especially strong for millennials and baby boomers, and driving innovations for both renters and home owners.
As communities continue to address the public health concerns of COVID-19, studies have indicated that outdoor transmission is rare — making outdoor amenities an important consideration for people seeking respite from the coronavirus.
Health, Wellness and Fresh Air at Home
With the coronavirus dampening travel plans for many, private outdoor living options offer an optimal combination of nature and fresh air without fears of unwanted social contact. Residents enjoy multiple benefits from enhancements to outdoor living space.
Some of the many advantages include:
The Shape of Things to Come
The design of homes, community spaces and cities have long been influenced by public health and efforts to minimize the risk of infectious disease. So what will outdoor living spaces look like in a post-pandemic future?
While the pandemic has upended many things, enjoying the outdoors doesn’t need to be one of them. Whether a leafy home in the suburbs or a large apartment building in the city, there are many ways to design outdoor areas to expand living spaces for health, relaxation and recreation. Coastal Engineering is here to help with survey, engineering design, and permitting - call 508-255-6511 or use the form on our Contact page to get more info!
This article, authored by Deborah Myerson, originally appeared in Best in American Living. Read the full post here.