The different rooms inside a house correspond to its different functions. They are most often regrouped according to the type of activities that concern them, day activities – relaxation, meals, work, cooking – or night activities – sleep, hygiene – as well as ancillary or complementary activities – storage, machines, garage, etc.
The optimization of space
Depending on the land lot, constraints and design liberties for the exterior architecture, the interior of a house will also be strongly influenced by the space available, the environment and climate, the orientation of the land, etc.
The articulation of the different rooms, or the agglomeration of different functions in the same space as in a loft, impacts the lifestyle of the occupants of a house, but also its operating and maintenance costs, and its energy needs in particular.
The removal of corridors, purely circulatory spaces lost for everyday activities, and the aesthetic transfiguration of stairs, essential but cumbersome, is also important in the design of beautiful, practical, intelligent and modern houses where every square meter is optimized for important activities and the impression of space.
A warm and well-designed interior
The choice of materials used inside, their colors or the colors of their paints and coatings will also be important for the creation of a warm and energy-efficient house. Using naturally insulating building materials as in a wooden house, double glazed windows that allow the light to enter but not the cold and open the rooms on the outside