Architecture / June 13, 2018 /
Open floor plans enlarge the feeling of the space. While the open floor plan is, technically, multiple rooms within one giant room, the openness makes it feel like one airy space. Our brains do not necessarily register the separate functions all at once, rather, when we see an open floor plan, we are likely to internalize a spacious area.
Do not cut up rooms with through traffic. When you need to walk through one room to get to another, create a visual corridor on one side of the space, with an area of usable space next to the walking space. Do not run the traffic diagonally through a room.