By Charlotte Baden-Powell
As with the best-selling 'Architects notebook' this name contains daily info which the architect/designer usually has to discover from a wide selection of assets and which isn't consistently simply to hand.Focusing on kitchen layout, this publication is of use to the scholar in addition to the skilled practitioner. It outlines all of the details had to layout a doable kitchen, together with ergonomics, prone akin to water and waste, home equipment, and fabric offerings for the ground, partitions and ceiling. there is not any related compendium at the moment to be had. * Gathers jointly crucial, helpful and useful info for either the scholar and training architect* a simple to take advantage of reference for either the planning stage, and on website* presents entire layout information at the most recent items
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Ideally, place the cooker or hob on an outside wall so that the fan or cooker hood can be vented directly to the outside air. Never place wall cupboards, other than fan casings, over a hob and make sure the distance of the underside of such casings and the hob is that recommended by the fan manufacturer. Provide a fireproof finish to act as a splash-back behind the cooker, such as tile, metal or toughened glass. See pp. 97–106 for details of different cooking appliances. Fireproof splashback behind hob 400 Minimum distance between cooker and return wall for elbow room Positioning a cooker or a hob 600 Minimum distance between cooker and tall cabinet or another appliance for setting down 44 Architect’s Pocket Book of Kitchen Design Refrigerators and freezers Refrigerators, which form the third part of the kitchen triangle and are therefore frequently used, are more comfortable when positioned at waist-height in a tall unit if space will allow.
Group tall units together at the end of a worktop run. 34 Architect’s Pocket Book of Kitchen Design In-line Two-sided or galley L-shaped U-shaped Island unit Kitchen layout These diagrams show different layouts with the kitchen triangle in a dotted line. This links the three most used appliances: sink, cooker and refrigerator. The U-shaped kitchen is the easiest to use as the appliances surround the cook and are set in worktops unbroken by circulation. Conversely the island unit generates too much walking while having totally inadequate amount of worktop space.
The kitchen now has become the active centre of the household where the family can meet, eat, work and play. Parents can supervise young children and entertain visitors while keeping an eye on the cooking. So we arrive almost full circle back to Saxon times when everyone gathered round the central hearth. Cabinet makers and appliance manufacturers together have developed kitchens to suit the most modest needs right up to the most expensive fantasies. Today the kitchen is the most highly serviced room in the house, and the room on which most money is spent.
Architect's Pocket Book of Kitchen Design Architecture Design by Charlotte Baden-Powell