Architecture Magazine December, 1999

The average American spends only 72 minutes outdoors each day.

The average American household watches 50 hours, 44 minutes of TV every week.
Amount of time the average American will spend watching TV commercials over a lifetime: 1 year
Ratio of humans to TVs: 4 to 1
Americans typically spend 6 hours per week shopping and 40 minutes playing with kids.
Percentage of employed Americans who feel the need to simplify their lives and create more time for family: 81 (Percent)