Residential Transformation to Open Concept

News   |   10 May 2024

Residential Transformation to Open Concept

In a residence, the kitchen and living room are important and mandatory areas. As time goes by, these two rooms are often combined into one with the aim of making it more spacious. This concept is usually called open-plan design. The spaces are designed without wall barriers and are connected and optimize the use of space.

The advantages of open-plan design are that interaction is easier, thus encouraging more communication, giving the impression of a wider space, a space that is more functional because it can be used as a living room, kitchen or other part according to the occupants' needs, more economical in use. lights because without walls, natural light and additional light can spread throughout the room, making the room look brighter.

With this open-plan design, there are several disadvantages, such as the lack of dividing walls so that physical, visual and noise disturbances spread more easily and there is no privacy between the occupants of the house, thereby reducing productivity and concentration. In addition, it is difficult to regulate the temperature in open spaces because air movement is freer.

However, there are several ways to overcome the shortcomings by using acoustic panels, partitions and furniture which can act as dividers to divide room areas or can provide different zones in open spaces to reduce distractions and maintain order.

Open-plan designs offer many benefits, but they also have their own challenges. With GGS Interior, you can maximize the benefits of this design