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Environment

Housing: rethinking our living space

The average living space in western countries has increased dramatically over the past decades. In Germany, urban sprawl and construction projects are eating away at nature at a rate of 50 soccer pitches per day. At the same time, people here are struggling to find affordable accommodation. How can we break this trend and are tiny houses really the answer?

Listen to audio 39:35

Interviewees featured in this episode:

Van Bo Le-Mentzel, Architect and founder of the Tinyhouse University in Berlin

Dr. Anna Braune, Director Research and Development at the German Sustainable Building Council

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