Kitchens | An Architect Explains

A Kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation. It may also be used for dining and entertaining. A kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink, a refrigerator, kitchen countertop and kitchen cabinets. In addition there may be a microwave oven, a dishwasher and other electric appliances. In the design of the kitchens, the arrangement of the ‘work areas’, the fixtures, the positioning of doors and windows, the materials used for countertops, backsplashes and the types of accessories are important to make it very efficient. An Architect explains all these aspects……

Interior Design of A Kitchen | An Architect Explains

The kitchen is the heart of the home, a gathering place for casual family meals and to catch-up cups of coffee with friends and neighbors. A Kitchen needs to facilitate all these activities while melding seamlessly into the rest of your home’s design. When you’re decorating and designing your dream kitchen, it should be in a style you love and that goes with the rest of your home. Kitchens not only have to look beautiful but need to be functional as well. An Architect explains how to achieve this…..

Kitchen Accessories And Fixtures | An Architect Explains

In designing a kitchen, the accessories, fixtures and kitchen surfaces need careful consideration. The surfaces need to be finished with additional materials to protect them and to give the Kitchen a finished look and a neat appearance. They should be easy to clean, durable, scratch and stain resistant and suit your kitchen style. In the market, there are several choices. Similarly, the there are hundreds of brands of Kitchen accessories available in the market. An Architect recommends the best options with their advantages and disadvantages……

Vastu Guidelines For Kitchens | An Architect Explains

To ensure that the flow of cosmic energy through the house is not affected by the improper positioning of the kitchen, Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on it’s location, the positions of the fixtures, hob, sink, refrigerator, doors, windows etc. These guidelines are primarily based on the direction of the Sun and the main wind directions so that the inmates can benefit from the useful rays of the sun and the wind direction ensures that the fumes of the gas and the whiffs of the cooking are carried away to the outside. An Architect explains these, so that you can incorporate them in your kitchens……