Ritualised Space Versus Flexibility
Dwelling as well as production spaces share an ever-increasing need for spatial and programatic flexibility. However, as production is also adapting to this principle, one could argue, that the concept of domesticity remains dependent on home as a space of ritual.
The home of the future must therefore be able to do both: allow for a rigours ritual programming as well as immediate flexibility. In the typical suburban house this differentiation is already been made between garage/shed and domestic spaces.
If the garage (without cars but many cool tools) became core of the house with all other program wrapped around it, the house could eventually facilitate two interlacing modes of inhabitation, which occasionally cross or even happen in the very same space…