Approaching the interior design of this project as a set of interventions, in the ongoing life-cycle of a house, the proposed modifications will help prolong the existence of the home. Through bridging the spectrums of economic, temporal, and cultural approaches to efficient living I developed innovative strategies, designing a 'system for living' to be integrated into the middle American home and lifestyle.
To sustain, a house must be able to endure cultural, familial, and environmental changes by adapting to external forces. It must also evolve to suit iits interior inhabitants through means greater than surface redecoration. On the other hand, the design of the home helps to inform the inhabitants of the consequences of their everyday actions and lifestyle. Design implementations address consumption patterns, waste production, and patterns of use in the home with approachable economic and aesthetic solutions.
Thesis Advisor: Joanna Merwood Salisbury