Room wanted, for a while
Editorial by Jan Peter Schemmel, CEO, Oeko-Institut
I wish our apartment had a spare room. Just one. Now that the children are a bit older, it would be nice for them to have a space of their own. We would only need it for a few years, just until they leave home. After that, I would happily hand it back – my wife and I wouldn’t use it.
That’s not how it works, I hear you say. But that’s how it should work, don’t you think? We have very fixed ideas about our living arrangements, and that limits our scope. So you need a bigger apartment? Then…