Purchase the kindle edition (FREE for prime members) of, Things to Consider When Designing Your Home, at amazon.com and learn what you should keep in mind as you develop a design and home plan style that fits you.
This is a short, but informative book that is a collection of some of the more popular house plan articles written by Kirya J. Duncan over the span of a few years. It includes many home design considerations and cover topics that deal with custom house designs, lifestyle considerations when designing, scale and design consistency, resale potential, and home site considerations.
CHOOSING TO DO A CUSTOM HOME DESIGN
The Benefits of Designing Your Own Home
How to Start Designing Your House Plans Before Hiring a Building Designer
Building Designer or Architect – Who Best to Design My House Plans?
Interviewing Building Designers For Home Design Services
DESIGN AROUND YOUR LIFESTYLE
Open Floor Plans Versus Closed Floor Plans - Which One Is Right For You?
Daily Traffic Patterns
Things Your Home Design Should Include
Age In Place – Design Your Home For Future Needs
SCALE AND DESIGN CONSISTENCY
The Importance of Scale in Home Design
The Importance of Design Consistency
Scale and Design of Living Rooms
Scale and Design of Dining Rooms
Scale and Design of Bedrooms
Scale and Design of Kitchens
Scale and Design of Laundry Rooms
Limit Your Customization
Five Home Design Mistakes to Avoid
Design Features and Ideas That Appeal To All
Choosing Which Direction Your House Should Face
Purchase the kindle addition of, Things to Consider When Designing Your Home, and begin reading now or whenever you have some downtime!