location of rooms in building and House

Location of rooms in building and House 

Location Of Rooms In Residential Building


ØLiving Room: the living room is a common, comfortable and attractive place for sitting of family members and to receive friends and guests. Sometimes it is used as a reception room and dining room and special occasions.

should be located in the middle of the building and should be connected to the front veranda and dining place. It should be well-lighted and ventilated.
ØBedrooms: Bedrooms should be so located that they are well ventilated and at the same time provide privacy. Generally, they should be located on the sides of the building so that at least one wall is exposed to good ventilation and lighting.
The location should be such that the bedroom receives sunlight during morning hours. 
ØGuest Room: Guest room should be well lighted and ventilated. It should be located on one side of the building, generally by the side of the drawing room.
Guest should be disconnected from inside of the house and should have separated bathroom and water closet.
ØVerandah: The best location for verandah is south and west. If the frontage of the building is east then they are located in the east also. The verandah also serves the purpose of a waiting room.
ØOffice Room: Office rooms should be on one side of front verandah, disconnected from other rooms. Sometimes an office room serves the purpose of the guest room and vice versa.
ØDining Room: Generally, the dining room should be provided in the rear of the drawing or living room and near the kitchen. In modern houses, Living room and dining room are combined to have a big room for special occasions.
ØKitchen: The kitchen should be provided in rear corner of the building but NE corner is the best. It should be connected with dining room and should have one approach from outside also.
If possible, the kitchen should be so located that sun light should come in the morning hours, when it is used most
ØStore Room: Store rooms should be located near the kitchen and should have sufficient number of racks.
ØBathroom and WC: Now-a-days it has become common practice to provide attached bathroom and water closets with each bedroom. This is preferable only when good drainage and water supply is available.
It is not attached to the bedrooms, bath and WC should be provided in rear of the building separately so that the two can be used at a time. Good ventilation should be provided for bath and WC.

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By Er. Ketan Pattekar
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