Are 3-car garages a thing of the past? | Irvine Real Estate | Irvine Homes for Sale

by Robert Mack on December 23, 2010

in Buyers, Latest News, Sellers

The house of the future won’t be a suburban tract home.

Once Orange County’s dominant housing type, the detached, single-family home, is giving way to an array of multi-family dwellings with less space overall, but with one large open room to give the home a bigger feel.

Living rooms and formal dining rooms started to die off at least a decade ago.

Next to go: Three-car garages.

By 2025, new housing projects will be denser, more communal and more environmentally friendly.

Those are some of the housing design changes envisioned by top architects at three of Orange County’s leading home design firms – Carl Lagoni and Steven Dewan of Bassenian Lagoni; Rick Aiken of William Hezmalhalch; and Darin Schoolmeester of MVE & Partners.

Are 3-car garages history?

The three firms are involved in designing homes for projects both in Orange County and around the world. These architects met in Irvine recently to shoot a promotional video for Lennar’s Central Park West, which all three firms helped design. Afterward, they spoke with The Register to discuss how home design is likely to change as Orange County becomes more urban.

Among the ideas they expect to gain prominence in the future are:

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