1) A multifunctional space.
Having architecture in the home or other building program as a multifunctional space is a trend that has gained popularity since it provides the opportunity to adapt to different circumstances in architecture. For example, having a space in a home that can be used as a study, as a children's play area, or as a TV room or even adapted to a guest bedroom; It means that the home can be adapted according to the needs of the current moment without the need to build different rooms for each activity. You just have to provide flexible space with the necessary facilities suitable for each use.
2) More and more glass
Bright spaces. The evolution of the capacities and qualities of both thermal and acoustic openings has allowed us to make projects more linked to the exterior, more luminous, without losing comfort conditions.
3) Sustainability in architecture.
There are many decisions to make in a home that increase sustainability in the medium term, such as; choose the materials for the home's enclosures that save energy in heating, provide the most efficient heating installations, the orientation of the home for the different times of the year is fundamental, wastewater treatment for new uses, home automation installations that promote energy efficiency, use of solar energy, among others.
4) Smart homes.
Technological evolution strongly influences new home designs; incorporating home automation in homes becomes a fundamental installation for comfort, security and also contributes to energy sustainability. In this way we can control the temperature of the house with our cell phone, automate the lights, manage them, control the curtains and program them to lower at the necessary time, lower or raise the intensity of the light, etc.
5) Connection with the outside, with the garden
Without a doubt, the pandemic promoted the construction of homes in spaces more linked to nature, and in each design to enhance the link with the outside, with the natural, with the garden; It is one of the most important aspects to take into account. In this sense, the design of the garden and the home as a whole takes special relevance, thinking from the beginning that the garden will be seen from each space of the home and designing it in this sense, taking into account the interior and exterior perspective.
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