Guideline to Make a Kitchen

In this guideline to make the kitchen is delivered are the basic principles that should be known and applied to your kitchen so that you feel comfortable when using it.

These guidelines include; the distance or space that should be provided, the height and width of the kitchen cabinets, and the placement of other equipment that support your cooking activities

 

Distance or Space to be Provided

section through kitchen with two worktops

section through kitchen with two worktops

 

section through kitchen - space for two people

section through kitchen – space for two people

 

low-level oven requires adequate space in front - extractor hood above cooker

low-level oven requires adequate space in front – extractor hood above cooker

Providing a minimum distance or space of 120 cm, it will provide more flexibility for you when pulling the bottom drawer of the oven.
In the picture above is also shown the height of the threshold under the window located above the sink is ≥ 100 cm.
The position of the smoke trap should be as high as ≥ 65 cm from the surface of the stove.

 

side by side working

side by side working

 

Kitchen Lighting

correct and incorrect kitchen lighting

correct and incorrect kitchen lighting

Placement of the light under the wall cabinet is very important. That you can see from the illustration above.

 

Size and High Kitchen Cabinets

worktops and storage 60 cm deep

worktops and storage 60 cm deep

The depth of the kitchen table is 60 cm while the wall cabinet is 35 cm. In order for you to reach the items contained in the closet easily, the height of the top of the closet is 200 cm from the floor.
In guideline to make a kitchen is also conveyed that if you make a vent over the sink, preferably the height of the threshold under the vent is 150 cm from the floor. Thus the available space of which you can use to create a hanging rack.

 

hatch between kitchen and dining room

hatch between kitchen and dining room

 

self-closing doors with kick-plate between pantry and dining room

self-closing doors with kick-plate between pantry and dining room

In this ‘guideline to make a kitchen’ is also recommended if your dining room and kitchen are separated by a door. Install a self-closing door and at the bottom of the door, plug a sheet of plate.It aims while carrying your food can open the door by kicking your legs. And preferably the door width of at least 100 cm.

normal table height of 85 cm lies between the best heights for baking and dish-washing

normal table height of 85 cm lies between the best heights for baking and dish-washing

 

pull-out or swiveling table

pull-out or swiveling table

 

a breakfast bar arrangement

a breakfast bar arrangement

 

section through kitchen units - preferred measurements

section through kitchen units – preferred measurements

 

kitchen fittings and standing area required

kitchen fittings and standing area required

 

plinth depth varies height of work surface

plinth depth varies height of work surface

 

This ‘guideline to make a kitchen’ is taken from the book Architects’ Data written by Ernst and Peter Neufert, whereas this book has become the guideline for architecture college students in the world.

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