AIA Finds More Baths, Radiant Ahead
The scores were computed as the percentage of respondents who reported increasing popularity minus those who reported decreasing popularity of each item or feature. Popular kitchen products and features included: upper-end appliances, island work areas, drinking water filtration systems and duplicate appliances. For the bathroom, radiant heated floors, multi-head showers, accessibility/universal design, doorless showers, hand showers, towel warming drawers/racks and whirlpool baths topped the list.
The AIA Home Design Trend Survey is conducted quarterly with a panel of 500 architecture firms that concentrate their practice in the residential sector.
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