Architect / Content Writer
Here we have analysed & reviewed the design of 4 BHK Duplex admeasuring 177 sq. mt. Good features have been shown as recommended & undesirable features have been shown as “Not Recommended”.
The road on which the house abuts and North have also been shown in the sketch.
Also Read: Plan Analysis of 3 BHK – Duplex (157 sq.mt.)
R1 Well Planned living with required furniture & T.V. unit. Very well use of entire space & also avoids cross circulation!
R2 Separate W.C. & bath are provided as a common toilet with duct for tricky pipes.
R3 Wardrobe is designed at the inner wall of the bedroom, which prevents moisture damages to your furniture, otherwise from exterior walls.
R4 Separate area is provided for drying clothes & wash area near kitchen.
R5 Dry & wet area are well defined in toilets!
R6 Common ducts are good to collect all waste pipes for duplex houses!
R7 Separate wash basin provided for dining area.
R8 Pooja room oriented at East-West direction is good as per vastu!
R9 Well planned layouts for all bedrooms!
R10 Well designed common space for all bedrooms with mini-lounge!
R11 Kitchen layout is well designed with required store & also use optimum store space by avoiding a separate room.
R12 Indirect entry to the bedroom indicates a good planning, from privacy point of view!
R13 Center door to a rectangle toilets are good options to separate dry & wet area!
R14 Centrally designed staircase is good functional from all rooms of the house!
R15 Bedroom is in prevailing wind direction.
R16 Good cross-ventilation in kitchen.
R17 Good distance between T.V. & sofa in living room.
NR1 Dining area is designed just opposite & adjacent to toilet area which is not desirable.
NR2 Separate dress room should planned for master bedroom area in same square meter area.
NR3 No attached toilet is provided for this bedroom, not even a common toilet!
NR4 Parking area is very less, if it is required for parking a car!
NR5 Verandah area is very less, cannot accommodate chairs or swing to seat outside!
NR6 Staircase steps are going anticlockwise, which is mostly not preferred as per vastu!
NR7 Instead of placing window in center it should be planned on opposite walls for cross ventilation
NR8 Dining in center, obstruct the family members (which is most of the time used for communication) & dark (only source of natural light from stairs) with no natural ventilation!
NR9 If the level of your balcony is same as your internal room, then there is a tendency of water seepage into your room in monsoon. It is advisable to have some level difference to your attached balcony.