Open Plan Architecture: Here to Stay?

By sarah

Ever since the phenomena caught on in the early 1990’s, open living is becoming more and more popular. The contemporary style fits with the kiwi idea of ‘indoor/outdoor flow’ and has some undeniable benefits:
• Increased social areas: Parents can be in the kitchen and still keep an eye on the kids playing or chat with guest in the living area. This makes the style ideal for a family home.
• Flexible spaces: this type of architecture allows for space to be styled in a multitude of ways. You can change your mind about furniture without too much hassle.
Open Plan House
Looking at all of the above reasons, you may wonder why you wouldn’t opt for open plan. There are other options worth exploring. Here are some of the benefits of living with the walls up:
• More Privacy: Sometimes you might not want to hear what is going on in the kitchen!
• Easier to heat and cool: A home that is sectioned off is easier to zone for heating and cooling.
• More wall space for art: It is easier for all of those art enthusiasts out there to find space to display your art when there walls to hang those special pieces on.
Architecture is subjective and our Architectural Designers can help you decide what kind of space will work the best for you and your family.