Design Ideas Architects Avoid In Their Own Homes

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.

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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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