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Different Factors to Consider for Residential Architecture Building a home is not the same as building a commercial building. There are several things that need to be taken into consideration so as to ensure the home fulfills the needs of the people that will be living in it unlike an office space which can be used by any type of company. Here are some of the different factors that are contemplated for residential architecture. 1. The number of people that will be living in the home. If you are building a house from scratch, your architect will have to know the number of people that will be living in that home. Will there be some people sharing rooms or should everyone have their own room? Do you have pets or will you be planning on acquiring one? All this is essential so as to ensure that space is created that you can live in for many years to come. 2. The type of family. Is the home being built for a newlywed couple or is it for a family that has a number of teenagers already? With a young family, the architect would have to consider whether or not you are planning on having kids. This way they can ensure in the event that a baby is on the way, there will be room for a nursery. If it is an old family with all the kids in their teens, the house will have to be able to accommodate everyone without getting into each other’s space. 3. Do you entertain often? This is something most people do not consider when they are moving into a new house and as a result end up not having enough space when they are having guests often. If you entertain often, it would be a good idea for the residential architecture to reflect this. You could have an outside patio put in or perhaps a bigger floor plan for the living room. Resources: http://www.residentialarchitect.com/ http://www.yoo.com/t24_yooarchitecture http://www.architectureweek.com/topics/home.html http://www.coffeyarchitects.com/sky-house.html
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