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 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……

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Vastu Shastra Guidelines For A House | An Architect Explains

Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on the ‘design, location, direction and disposition of the interior and exterior spaces of a house’ so that the inmates derive maximum benefit from the natural elements. These guidelines are based on scientific reasoning and common sense and when applied correctly, create well-lit, well-ventilated, spacious, aesthetic and well-designed rooms and house. Here, I have given some vastu tips to improve the positive energy of your home……

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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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