Category: House Plans

Things to Consider in House Floor Plan

Assess Your Lifestyle You must note down the physical strengths and weaknesses of your family members. Do you have an old mother who will not be able to walk the stairs and might need an elevator? If yes, then you need to consider space for an elevator. You must consider the size of the kitchen based on the number of present and future members so that you or your wife/other members can cook food in a hassle free manner. If you are going to have a house on a closed street, it is important to consider the importance of air and sunlight visibility. You must opt for an open floor plan. However, if you have a large family, you must include a multi-story home plan with individual rooms to maintain privacy. Safety Must Be Your Top Priority The stairs and glass showers must have railings and sealed enclosures respectively to keep your children safe and sound. You must keep proper spaces for CCTV cameras and video monitors to see a 24×7 live footage of the entrance and other important areas. Consider The Locality If the locality is too quiet, you must keep space for a secret room enclosure inside the

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Architectural Steps Involved In Designing

Gathering of Information If you have settled with an architect and agreed on how to work, the architect will visit your site of construction and survey it. He will then create floor plans and exterior elevations and give you a copy. The professional will also visit the county or city building department and review the applicable records. The records may include: previous surveys, existing homes, or previous liens on the property. After gathering the information the professional will create a plan that shows what needs to be done and by when. Designing the House Now the architect will design your house. When designing the house he will consider your ideas. He also has to consider the building regulations and restrictions in the area. At this stage the architect will create graphics, illustrations, and sketches of how the house will look like. He will include features such as windows and doors. In some cases the sketches may come without doors and windows. Refined Designs Once the professional has talked with you and agreed on all the areas of the house, he will create refined drawings. From the drawings you will be able to figure out how the house will look like.

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