Millennial Needs and Aspirations for Emerging HousingTypologie

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Housing and Human Settlement Planning
Received Date: 01/29/2024
Acceptance Date: 04/01/2024
Published On: 2024-04-16
First Page: 10
Last Page: 31

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By: Sidharth Jain and Avitesh Vaishnavi Nayak


Abstract: A house is much more than just a space confined by walls. People that occupy it, give meaning to it through the experiences and memories they associate with it. People from different generations, have shared different circumstances and have had different experiences as they were coming of age. This influences their behaviour, their lifestyle and their aspirations/needs towards housing. The targeted user group of this study is the Millennial generation. Growing up in a complex and innovative time of technological change, millennials were the first generation who had access to the whole world through technology. This hyper-connected world with global access has shaped their behaviours and needs; and in turn affects their expectations and aspirations. This research is focused on the identification and analysis of housing needs and aspirations of the millennial generation. The aim of the research is to identify important principles and characteristics which can be incorporated in future housing designs and strategies. This will be accomplished through studying human needs in a living space, analysing existing housing typologies, and through mapping housing preferences of millennials and those of older generations.

Keywords: Millennial, millennial housing, social spaces, housing needs.



How to cite this article: Sidharth Jain and Avitesh Vaishnavi Nayak, Millennial Needs and Aspirations for Emerging HousingTypologie. International Journal of Housing and Human Settlement Planning. 2024; 10(01): 10-31p.

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