The 1980s was a different for my family

The 1980s was a different for my family - Rong Chang Zhu...

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Rong Chang Zhu DR. Wagner Des 1 research paper 11/08/07 1980s Residential Architecture The 1980s was a difficult time for my family. The decade I was born, uncle of my father’s side immigrated to the U.S., decided to settle in California. Students in China were protesting for their freedom against communist government. 1980s is the decade where the American Dream born, People wanted a nice home for their families, wanted their homes to have a long white fence and a nice landscape backyard. Between the year of 1970s to 1980s employment in the U.S. increased by about 19 millions. When the economy was doing very well at that time, there were many challenges that real estate developers facing. Those challenge to produce the space for living, working, shopping and recreation. People start to want more luxuries and have higher life standard. Following by job booming, many homes were building among the industries area. During 1980, population in the United States estimated 226.5 million people, and 88.4 year round million housing units were available at the time. Moreover, 71% of the housing was single unit structure. This survey was conducted by “now American” in 1980. The survey shows Americans need housing at the time. Also there were about 2.3 million year-round units were lack of complete plumbing facilities. The U.S Bureaus statistic show that .9 million of
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