Archinect - News 2017-10-19T03:24:08-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/62461879/houses-designed-for-a-multigenerational-family Houses designed for a multigenerational family Nam Henderson 2012-11-30T14:43:00-05:00 >2012-11-30T19:51:46-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zv/zvy0hluxffvlfxb6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zv/zvy0hluxffvlfxb6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zv/zvy0hluxffvlfxb6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zv/zvy0hluxffvlfxb6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Lennar started marketing its new designs last fall with particular gusto: &ldquo;Next Gen &mdash; The Home Within a Home&rdquo; is a title and tag line intended to wrap the notion of multigenerational living in a futuristic gloss. But it is more than just marketing; the blueprints themselves are changing.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Penelope Green examines the rise of homes&nbsp;designed for a multi-generational family. The new trend is driven by a number of factors including; the recession, traditional ethnic family structures, an aging population of baby-boomers.</p>