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Is Bigger Housing Better Housing? The Future Of 'McMansions'

Is bigger really better? It’s a question that can apply to a lot of things, but what about housing?

When people talk about this kind of thing, they often use the phrase “McMansions.”

Alexandra Staub is an architecture professor at Penn State University and has written about housing affordability and how housing shapes us culturally. 

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.