DISCUSSION OF MANSIONIZATION

Articles discussing the trend towards living large.


Business Insider: The suburban mansion may be losing its spot as part of the American Dream, and it highlights just how different millennials' and baby boomers' worlds are [8/20/2019]

Life Edited: Study Confirms that Big Houses Have Big Energy Needs [2/13/20143]

Pew Research Center: As American homes get bigger, energy efficiency gains are wiped out [11/9/2015]

Vox: US homes have gotten huge — offsetting the gains from energy efficiency [11/10/2015]

The Wall Street Journal: A Growing Problem in Real Estate: Too Many Too Big Houses [3/21/2019]

Business Insider: A Nobel Prize-winning economist and Yale professor explains why buying a big house is a waste of money [6/24/2019]

Fox News: Paul Batura: Big families bring more happiness than big houses [6/16/2019]

Today: Living in a bigger house won't make you happier [6/14/2019]

The Times: American homeowners find size isn’t necessarily everything [6/13/2019]

The Atlantic: Are McMansions Making People Any Happier? [6/11/2019]

Town and Country Magazine: David Adjaye's Message to Architects: Stop Building McMansions [3/26/2019]

The Wall Street Journal: A Growing Problem in Real Estate: Too Many Too Big Houses [3/21/2019]

CNN Business: Suburban McMansions are out. Ritzy, remote ranches are in [2/8/2019]

The Outline: Rich People Are To Blame For The Rise Of Lyme Disease [9/24/2018]

McMansionHell.com: a blog about McMansions

CBS News: 10 "McModerns" that are taking over from McMansions [9/18/2017]

The Washington Post: An online housing giant picked a fight with a one-woman blog. And lost. [6/29/2017]

The Washington Post: The ultimate symbol of the pre-recession boom is back [6/26/2017]

Slate: The literal hell of McMansions: The suburban monstrosities fit in a long American tradition of unnatural, ill-constructed, haunted houses. [10/3/2016]

Realtor.com: Bigger isn't better: How a large home could ruin your life [6/13/2016]

The Atlantic: Will the McMansion ever die? [6/5/2013]

The Wall Street Journal: Living very large [2/10/2012]

Gawker: Huge House are Morally Wrong [2/10/2012]

NPR: A legal backlash against oversized 'McMansions' [3/6/2006]

The Atlantic: The next slum? [3/1/2008]

Archaeology and Material Culture: Spacious vulgarity: The aesthetics and morals of McMansions [9/10/2014]

The New York Times: McMansions or bash-and-builds, some towns have had enough [5/8/2005]

PlannersWeb.com: McMansions and the geometry of zoning [4/15/2007]

Trulia: The incredible shrinking yard! [10/18/2017]

Fast Company: The hidden cost of our obsession with luxury living [5/16/2018]

The Bellingham Herald: Why we love to hate McMansions, but still buy them [1/23/2017]

CityLab: America’s increasingly large homes are making us less energy efficient [11/15/2016]

Bloomberg: Smaller households, bigger houses, smaller lots [6/11/2018]

The New York Times: The next little thing? [9/10/2008]

GreenBiz: Small is beautiful: U.S. house size, resource use, and the environment [7/12/2005]

ArchDaily: The case for a smaller house: Talking clients out of the big house they want to build [6/16/2018]

Law360: McDonald’s aims to block ‘McMansions’ TM [6/1/2018]