Your house is how you display your wealth. Its location, its size, its architectural grandeur and the things you put inside it should all reflect your economic value.
That's my theory anyway. It's operating on a deep level and, to a certain extent, it's fine. Your house should be a place for you to be yourself. But a small number of people are rethinking the concept of "home", and they're getting creative and green while doing it. They're finding new ways to create their homes and it's cool and exciting, and they're creating new maxims to live by: