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Human: Dimensions and Space Requirements


In architecture we study space for humans based on human’s body size in general. As explained in Architecture Data authored by Ernst Neufert, a book designated as the universal guide for architects: Space requirements between walls Space requirements of groups Step measurements Space requirements of various body postures Space requirements with luggage Space requirements with sticks and umbrellas   Space…

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Small Space Kitchen Designs for Your Home


Small space kitchen designs are perfect if you a limited space on your kitchen. These six designs below will maximize the current space you have without removing the important elements that should be in a kitchen. Each design requires a different budget because of the number of furniture it needs, so pick the one that suits your budget. Aim for…

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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…

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Guideline for the Size of Windows


In planning the size of windows, the optimum daylight level relative to the purpose of the room must be the deciding factor. For instance, building regulations require a minimum window area of 1/8 of the floor surface area for living rooms (see table). Large windows make living rooms more comfortable. The window width in secondary rooms can be chosen according…

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Guideline for Roof Slopes


To avoid any water leaks on your roof, you should follow this guideline for roof slopes below. With different materials used to make the roof, the roof slopes must be different too.   This “Guideline for Roof Slopes” is taken from the book Architects’ Data written by Ernst and Peter Neufert, whereas this book has become the guideline for architecture…

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Guideline to Make Stairs


The experiences one has of ascending and descending stairs varies greatly with the stair design, for example there is a significant difference between an interior domestic design and a grand flight of entrance steps. Climbing stairs takes on average seven times as much energy as walking on the flat. From the physiological point of view, the best use of ‘climbing…

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Guideline for Bedroom Size


Your first priority in getting a new place to settle in is your bedroom, and naturally your bed itself. How space and size should your bedroom be? You have to be absolutely sure when you figure out the answer to this question because you’re going to sleep in your bedroom every day for a very long time. Make sure to…

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