Is Open-Plan Living Over or is it Here to Stay?

‘Open-plan living’ has not only risen in popularity in recent years, but seems to be the mainstay of what many people look for in a home. At the time of writing, there are more than 600,000 photos of ‘open-plan’ spaces on Houzz, so it’s clearly a popular lifestyle choice with a strong fan base.

So why is this trend so fashionable, and what are the pros and cons of open-plan living? We posed the question to Houzzers and professionals alike, who came up with not only some interesting answers, but also a look into a multi-functional future.