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News, 10/25/2013

Finns design homes for extended families

Photo: Maija LuutonenFinnish architecture, multigenerational family home, Tuomas Siitonen, House M-M, Helsinki, FinlandThe owners of House M-M first approached architect Tuomas Siitonen to build a home that would hold a multigenerational family and last for lifetimes.

When making lifestyle choices, Finnish families are increasingly turning to architectural innovation to bring together several generations under one roof for long-term living solutions. In one multigenerational family home in a leafy area of Helsinki, a soundproof floor and 83 years separate the house’s youngest occupant (8) from the oldest (91).

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Updated 10/25/2013

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