Houses | An Architect Explains

A house is a building that functions as a home for human beings. Architects design houses to meet the needs of the people who will live in the house. There are different ways in which Architects approach the design of Houses. They may draw inspiration from Vastu Shastra an Indian building science or Feng Shui a Chinese science or they may be influenced by the Green revolution and plan sustainable buildings. An Architect discusses houses in general…..

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Designing A Home | 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 budget and the plot size and shape. The design should be able to maximize the space efficiency so that there is a logical flow through the house and the Sun direction should be considered and taken advantage of. 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……

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Feng Shui Principles Applied To A Proposed Building

Feng Shui is the art of placing buildings and objects so that the Chi (positive energy) is accentuated and can flow freely and unhindered by the precise positioning of your house, furniture, decorations and other objects which then will bring positive vibrations. If your home is surrounded by positive energy it is believed to create harmony, happiness, good health and wealth. So the right time to apply Feng Shui principles is at the time of designing a building. An Architect explains in an easy-to-understand manner and with some examples how this can be done……

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Vastu Guidelines For House Construction | An Architect Explains

House construction is the process of constructing a house and involves several actions- from the initial clearing of the site to the final house warming ceremony. The process of house construction can become one of the most trying periods in your life if there is no proper guidance, planning and co-ordination. For hassle-free house construction, Vastu Shastra has formulated some guidelines which can be useful for you. An Architect has explained these Vastu guidelines logically so that you can refer to them during your house construction……

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