Architecture / May 2, 2018 / .
Utility spaces and garages should be placed to shield the house from cold winter winds. In snowy climates, put garage and house entries on a sunny exposure to help melt snow. In many US climates, an inside corner facing southeast provides outdoor space sheltered from cold northwest winds. Put windbreaks between the house and cold winds, and cut trees which block summer breezes and desirable sun.
Each room should be furnishable, preferably in more than one way. This will often require that windows be located in ways which appear informal and asymmetrical on the outside, but do not let outside symmetry dictate how a room is furnished.
Countryside villas are constructed with of simple materials like concrete and wood , but equipped with all the comforts of a villa. In some cases, depending on the location, the ceilings or structure can be of palm or bamboo.
To adjust the land properly, the designer creates a grading plan to show how the topography will change to accommodate the building design. In other words, the contours are redrawn to remove soil, cut existing contour, or add soil, fill existing contour.