The Future of Smart Homes

With the building sector now fully embracing smart technology in the home, following its silent creep into the consumer market, Bruceshaw explores the smart home phenomena in its latest Bruceshaw Voice.

Asking the question: “What is the definition of a smart home?” the paper explores the future of smart homes and how we get there.

Most consumer smart home devices are not used for the more significant purposes that are of interest to those in planning, building and government – the management and conservation of energy and other resources.

A smart home should both take the mundane tasks out of everyday life as well as make the home more efficient and therefore cheaper to live. A dwelling that, as Associate, Rishi Rai puts it, “integrates modern technologies at a very high level to help the owner enjoy their home more.”

View the Bruceshaw Voice ‘The Future of Smart Homes’ here