Designing A House | An Architect Explains

There are many things to consider when designing the house like the needs and likes of the people who are going to stay in the house. The design should fit your budget and your plot. Interiors should be thought of and the Sun direction should be considered and taken advantage of. You should also plan for the future and be able to maximize your space efficiency so that there is a logical flow through the house. Architects follow certain standards in deciding the sizes of rooms, the space allowances between furniture etc. Here are some tips from an Architect, on designing a house and the individual rooms of a house……

Design Drawings | An Architect Explains

A designer’s (Architect’s) principal language is through his drawings, by which the designer’s intentions are discussed with the Client and the Authorities. On the basis of the Architect’s drawings, designs of specialists and consultants can be planned and co-ordinated. Drawings enable quantities of materials needed and prices to be estimated, tenders to be drawn up, work to be planned by the Contractor and to be carried out at site. Also drawings are internationally readable…..

Interior Design of A Home | An Architect Explains

Residential Interior design is the design of the interiors of a home. The interior designer may work on the project from the initial planning stage or may work on the re-modelling of an existing structure. As this type design is very specific to individual needs, it is often a very involved process that takes months to fine tune and create a space with the vision of the client. An Architect explains the process of designing the interiors of a home……..

Vastu Guidelines For Designing A House | An Architect Explains

Though Vastu Shastra is an ancient building science, it’s principles are applicable even today. This is because the Vastu factors like the elements of nature, Sun’s effects, Earth’s magnetic field, cardinal directions have not changed over the centuries and Vaastu Shastra is essentially the science of manipulating these Vastu factors in a building, so that the balance is restored between the building and the universe, which will then make the lives of the inmates happy and peaceful. Here are some simple Vastu tips to help you in designing a house that is harmonious with it’s surroundings……

Lighting Design | An Architect Explains

All architectural plans are incomplete without a detailed and well thought lighting plan. An interior lighting design takes into account, the architecture of the entire space, specific task needs for different rooms, placement of basic furniture, special decorative accessories and the overall colour of the room. Different types of lighting can create different moods, add beauty to your home and of course help prevent you from bumping into the furniture…..