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99% Invisible: McMansion Hell

Jan 28, 2018

Few forms of contemporary architecture draw as much criticism as the McMansion, a particular type of oversized house that people love to hate.

McMansions usually feature 3,000 or more square feet of space and fail to embody a cohesive style or interact with their environment. Kate Wagner, architecture critic and creator of McMansion Hell, is on a mission to illustrate just why these buildings seem so terrible. [...]