Owning a custom home is pretty much everyone’s dream. The draw, of course, is you get to determine how everything is laid out, how it looks and what materials are used. The only downside for some is that there are just too many options available. The concern is that the process can become overwhelming and confusing. For this reason, it is extremely helpful to have a guideline on the essential things you need for your custom home to be the best it can be.
The first thing you need to be sure of is the design. This is the skeleton that will determine everything else about your dream home. You need to be sure that you have the best design available and one that takes into consideration what your particular wants and needs. The following post describes the qualities of a good house design:
The Qualities of a Well-designed House
What are the qualities of a well-designed house? What makes it good? What makes it “beautiful”? Although every house is very much unique to every clients program and what a site could offer, there maybe are some common qualities that makes a house good (or bad).
This is a re-phrased post to an awesome post by BUILD LLC (http://blog.buildllc.com) that summarizes the good qualities of a good house. They identified the 5 most important lifestyle patterns they have observed in their projects (Case Study Houses) which I think are also practically applicable in the Philippine setting. They described it as lifestyle patterns but I’d like to believe that these are the qualities a house must need for it to be good. Read more at Design Revisions…