11 Nov '17, 8am

For GBA subscribers: My latest blog discusses common-sense principles for designing a kitchen.

In my design business, kitchens have become the all trade room, from a place to cook, to a place to eat, do homework and pay bills, party room, wine tasting room, etc., and it has become usually a big open room incorporated with the Family and Dining rooms. The days of having formal Living and Dining rooms as mostly over, even for the 3,000-5,000 sf houses. The larger homes still do have formal rooms. Always think of Universal Design. Having two entries allow folks in walkers and wheelchairs more accessibility. If you can, design a 60" turn around radius or ample "T-turn" at kitchen ends. Choosing floors, cabinets and edges with a contrast in color for folks with eyesight issues, receptacles and switches located at a comfortable height or cabinet front. Pull out drawers, trays, lazy-Susan and shelves, fold-in under-sink doors or open under-counter seated work areas, loop h...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/articles/dept/musings...

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