chapter  3
Everyday realities
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Chapter Two gives us a glimpse of how a few architects have approached the design of the workhome. But most contemporary home-based workers do not live and work in purpose-designed premises. Instead, they squeeze home into workplace or work into home. We do not know much about this. Who are they? What work do they do? Who do they work for? How do they organize their work? How do they combine work and home spatially? What are the buildings they inhabit like? And, crucially, how can we design better, at both the urban and the building scale, to meet their needs?