Hong Kong - these are your normal privately-developed condo complexes.
They usually have recreation facilities such as swimming pools, gyms, cafes, etc. Many of them are built on top of malls, which makes things even more convenient. The best Hong Kong housing innovation IMO is the apartment complexes on top of a mall on top of an MTR station (of course, the MTR Corp. would be one of the developers of these).
On the lower end, government housing projects are also 40-50 storey blocks but much less sophisticated in appearance. Facilities are more basic.
On the higher end, luxury developments have more interesting architecture and improved facilities. The most valued (i.e. expensive) luxury, however, is the view outside the window.
the prices however in the GTA have gone up alot. My family bought a 2000 sqft house for $237000 and we sold it for 330000. About 10 years ago you could of gotten a 3000 sqft house for $237000. Houses in other parts of canada such as ottawa, parts of northern ontario are much cheaper.
In Finland, mostly middle-sized single apartment or row-houses like these:
but also apartment buildings like this renovated commieblock 1km from where I live:
In these suburbs it's often impossible to tell which are middle-class apartment houses, as the social structure is very mixed. There are often some cheap rental apartment buildings in an areas othervice dominated by middle-class ownership apartments, just to avoid other areas to develop into nasty poor-only ditricts.
Hey Birminghamculture you forgot the middle class homes of South East England (proud to boast probably the highest concentration of middle class in Europe ! I would shoe some pics of typical houses but dont know how to host them etc etc.
Hey Birminghamculture you forgot the middle class homes of South East England (proud to boast probably the highest concentration of middle class in Europe ! I would show some pics of typical houses but dont know how to host them etc etc.
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