A Foyer is a space that connects the entrance door to various other rooms. A foyer is where you welcome your guests when they enter your home. So, in a way, a person makes his first impressions in the foyer. An Architect suggests ideas and tips for arranging furniture and decorative items in a foyer or entryway so that a good impression is created …..
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.
To apply for registration with the Council of Architecture, a person is required to possess a recognised architectural qualification. But what are the qualifications recognised by the Council of Architecture? Being a registered Architect, I I decided to post the latest list of the recognised architectural qualifications appended to the Architects Act, 1972 and updated on 03/05/2016 by the Council of Architecture…..
When clients ask for many design features in their homes, we as architects agree to incorporate these features. But practically speaking, they could be problematic, difficult to maintain and actually avoidable. So here’s a list of finishes, materials that I will not have in my own house and recommend that you should also avoid, even though they look good or snazzy.
A bedroom is a very private space that must have a cozy ambience to allow you to relax and sleep easily and comfortably. For this, the bedroom must not be cluttered, must have unobstructed space for movement so that even if you wake up sleepily to go to the bathroom, you will not bump into furniture. An Architect gives you ideas and tips for arranging the furniture efficiently so that you can have all the furniture that you want without cluttering the bedroom……
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…….
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…….
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………
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………..