Residential Architecture Design is evolving every day since its birth. Change is unavoidable. Everything around us is going through a change continuously.
As we are progressing towards the beginning of a new decade, there are certain things in residential architecture design that will change too. Following is a list of top 10 Residential Architecture Design Trends for 2020 in Pakistan.
Exposed beams, pipes, and walls
Open concept feel
Clean lines with minimal details
Use of steel and iron
Lived in feel
2. Smart House:
A smart house
is the one that uses internet services to control various features of the houses. Such houses are the big demand of today. The coming decade will be a smart house decade. Following are the features of a smart house;
Smart lock system
Thermostat control from cellphone
Smart pet feeders
Household system monitor
3. Multi-purpose Outdoor Spaces:
Multi-purpose outdoor spaces are the need for future house design. Usually, a person gets a home designed and built once in his or her life. So, the house should have the flexibility for future demands. The multi-use outdoor spaces are key features of this approach. The outdoor space design is as important as the indoor one.
For example, one can design the front lawn in such a way that it can get connected to the main entrance or drawing-room area when needed. Check these 37 Backyard Ideas That’ll Transform Your Space Into Paradise.
4. Large Windows:
The use of small sleek windows in getting old now. Large full wall windows are more in residential architectural design now. Such windows enable good blending of the exterior and interior. These also enable the daylight to penetrate into the house. Do not miss these 10 reasons why bedrooms with large windows are awesome.
5. Minimal Interior:
Minimal Interior is the new trend in the interior design of the houses. The classical details are no longer in architectural fashion now. The simple and clean house interior looks more modern and comfortable. Check out these 25 Examples Proving Less Really Is More.
6. False Ceiling Design:
This part of the room cannot be ignored at any cost. Every year designers come up with new design ideas of false ceiling. The upcoming decade will be revolutionary when it comes to false ceiling. Not only the materials will be different but also the design approach will change. For ceilings, a white canvas will be more in for the new decade.
As before the main feature will not be the design of the ceiling but a lighting source. The lightning effects will elaborate on the features of the ceiling and make it more catchy. There are multiple options for it. Like enhancing a part of the ceiling with a single main light. Check out these 50 Latest False Ceiling Designs With Pictures – Trending In 2020.
7. Multi-purpose Spaces:
Space effective techniques are the prime need of the future. The designers now opt to design spaces that are multi-functional. For example, a bedroom that can be used as an office or study room, a terrace that can be used as a dining space, a living room that can be used as a gathering space. Check these 15 brilliant ideas for creating multi-purpose rooms.
For creating multi-purpose spaces, one can use many techniques. For example,
Separating a big living room space into different areas with different paint colors so that when needed it can be used as one
Optimizing the corners (Corner shelves, foldable floating desk)
The bedroom can be used as an office or study room
Balcony as a dining space
Balcony as sitting space
Gym on the balcony
Landscape area or storage space under the stairs
7. Kitchen Design:
The kitchen is becoming a prime feature of the house when it comes to interior design. In the past, the kitchen design was not given that much importance. But now as we move towards a new decade, kitchens interiors are properly designed. The appliances placement is designed in the layout prior to installations and the theme of the kitchen is decided.
The recipe for a perfect kitchen is clean lines, open, functional, calming, and characteristic appearance. The kitchen is now becoming a spotlight of the house. Mono tones and warm colors are now more trendy in kitchen designs. Check out these inspiring kitchen design ideas.
7. Bathroom Design:
The bathrooms are now considered to be relaxing spaces of the house. The bathroom interior is shifting towards a cleaner, simple, minimalist look feel.
A freestanding bathtub is becoming the style statement. Flat-panel cabinets with dark wood and white tiles are a perfect combination of a modern bathroom. Check out these bathroom designs for private luxury.
8. Natural Light:
The penetration of natural light will become the prime consideration of housing design in the year 2020. For that purpose skylights and full walls, windows are more in trend.
To enable the maximum natural light penetration into the house, one can paint the window shades white, use lighter color palettes for interiors, a larger number of windows, mirrors to reflect back the daylight, etc. Check out these ideas to make a dark room look bright.
9. Tiled Facade:
Tiled facades are going to be more popular than ever this year. There is a huge range of tiles that can be used in facade finish like terracotta, stone, wood planks tiles, flagstone tiles, ceramic, etc. Check out these exterior tile options for houses.
10. Shift Towards White & Neutral Tones:
White and natural tone palettes are now more in for the interior and exterior of the house facade. Such colors give a homey and comfortable feel to the house.