KITCHEN MATERIALS AND ACCESSORIES | An Architect Explains
The Kitchen has work areas, fixtures like sink, hob, fridge, lot of horizontal and vertical surfaces, kitchen countertops and kitchen backsplashes. In designing a kitchen, all these 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.
KITCHEN MATERIAL OPTIONS:
There are so many material options for Kitchen counters and backsplashes and many brands of kitchen accessories. They have been described here with their advantages and disadvantages.
DESIGN OF A KITCHEN:
These Kitchen design ideas will help you in designing an efficient and meaningful Kitchen with the help of your Architect or Interior Designer.
ARCHITECT’S TIPS FOR DESIGNING A KITCHEN:
As an Architect, practising in Bangalore, India I have given some tips and jotted down my observations on some of the trends in the designing of Kitchens today.
VASTU GUIDELINES FOR A KITCHEN:
The ancient Indian science of Vaastu Shastra lays down guidelines on the ideal location and design of Kitchens. If it interests you, you can implement some of the Vastu guidelines in yours.
For a concise Vastu guide and evaluation of your Kitchen and Kitchen Backyard, please refer to the post on my blog: House construction in India
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Sir the post was really helpful. Very great. I want to construct a small house of about 600 sq.ft. in about 1000 sq.ft. land in Chennai and was not getting idea. Here I got many ideas and vaastu tips. But to open each and every article was difficult due to tower problem. Can I get these tips as an e-book sir. I will pay the fees by transfering to your account.
It will be a great guidance for me.
Thank you Sir
Hi J Sundara,
Thank you for your appreciation. I am glad the information on my site has been helpful to you. I am working on the e-book idea since I have got many such requests. But it will take time.