The Thousand Dreams of Stellavista by J.G. Ballard:
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"Today's house-hunter has only minor problems: the schools, the taxes, the neighbors, the mortgage. But in a world of psychotropic houses— where the very walls respond to the emotions of those who live (and lived) in them— buying the right house can be a matter of life and death."
('The Thousand Dreams of Stellavista' by JG Ballard)
Another excellent story in the Vermillion Sands collection. A man and his wife hope to be happy in a new home, but its previous owner entangles them in her traumatic life due to the psychotropic features of the house. Select
Buildings designed to sense, and mirror, the psychological state of their owners.
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