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About This Site | Architecture Ideas...

This site, architectureideas.info is for the people constructing buildings/houses and those interested in architecture like budding architects and civil engineers as it touches on the different aspects of Architecture, Interior Design, Vastu Shastra and Construction in a very simple and easy-to-understand language. The posts are in a question-and-answer format and most of the commonly asked doubts have been clarified.

Understanding Vastu Shastra | An Architect’s Experience...

As an Architect practising in Bangalore, India, I have often been instructed by my clients to apply Vastu Shastra rules to the design of their houses. Since we are not taught Vastu Shastra in our Bachelor of Architecture course, I decided to learn the subject by myself, from several insightful books. Surprisingly, I found it an easy subject to learn, since Vastu Shastra guidelines are wholly based on scientific principles and very similar to the basic design rules that we are taught in Architecture school…….

Flooring Materials | An Architect Explains...

The purpose of flooring is to provide a horizontal, clean surface to support the occupants of a building, the furniture and equipment. Therefore the flooring must be strong enough to bear the super imposed loads. There are several flooring material options and each has it’s own advantages and disadvantages. An Architect reviews the flooring materials with their pros and cons, to help you decide which one is best suited for your home/building………..

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recent from 34 Work Of An Architect | An Architect Explains
Work Of An Architect | An Architect Explains

Everyone knows that an architect is a person who plans, designs, and oversees the construction of buildings. But many people are unaware of the exact services rendered by an Architect and what to expect. For example will he make changes to the design if you do not like it? How many times can he be expected to visit the site? How do you know if he is qualified to practise? What are his professional fees and scale of charges? What is the schedule of payments? etc. An Architect describes the job of an Architect…….

recent from 58 Vastu Shastra Explained By An Architect
Vastu Shastra Explained By An Architect

Vaastu Shastra, an ancient Indian science, lays down rules for the correct layout of rooms and construction of buildings so as to ensure ‘contentment’, ‘peace’ and ‘prosperity’ for the inmates. But it is not always possible to design a house with ‘perfect Vastu’ due to the site limitations or it’s orientation. But a scientific understanding of Vastu Shastra can help you apply Vastu Shastra principles even on the most condemned site. An Architect explains how this can be done…….

recent from 74 Lighting | An Architect Explains
Lighting | An Architect Explains

Lighting is an important aspect of all interior and exterior designs. Proper, well designed lighting is absolutely essential for a room to be functionally and aesthetically perfect and to enhance task performance whereas there can be wastage of energy and adverse health effects if the lighting is poorly designed. An Architect explains the different types of lamps and lighting fixtures and how you can use them in your house efficiently and strategically to create a good ambience and correct amount of light………

recent from 80 Flooring Materials | An Architect Explains
Flooring Materials | An Architect Explains

The purpose of flooring is to provide a horizontal, clean surface to support the occupants of a building, the furniture and equipment. Therefore the flooring must be strong enough to bear the super imposed loads. There are several flooring material options and each has it’s own advantages and disadvantages. An Architect reviews the flooring materials with their pros and cons, to help you decide which one is best suited for your home/building………..