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Modern Minimalist House Design with Elegant Touches

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Category: Building Concept

Modern and Elegant Home Design IdeaModern minimalist concept it is becoming a trend in home designs today. Its simplicity makes many people attracted to it. Interestingly, a minimalist house design can be combined with other concepts easily. Even you can provide a natural and elegant touch to the interior. Before you apply the concept of modern minimalist with a touch of elegance, you need to know the characteristics of modern minimalist design first. After knowing this, you will know the boundaries that you should not break in creating an elegant modern minimalist design.
Basic principles of …

5-S: The Principles of Modern Home Architecture in a Luxurious Style

Monday, July 14, 2014 Category: Building Concept

Luxurious Interior with Minimalist ConceptImage credit: vangviet.com
A certain look could create a certain impression. It happens in the home architecture too, in which a modern impression is created from a modern home architecture. However, a modern impression is sometimes not enough. That’s why there is luxurious home architecture which comes with a modern design with some classic touches.
Basic principles of luxury architecture
Nowadays the concept of luxury homes includes 5-S, namely Synchronize, Sleek, Spacious, Scenery and Safety. These five basic principles must exist in luxurious modern house architecture.
On the first point, Synchronize, the house must …

5 Tips to Design a Flood-Proof House

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Category: Building Concept

Anti Flood House Design PlanRainfall is currently increasing, and flooding may be unavoidable. By considering the following things when building a house, at least you are better prepared to face the consequences of flooding in your home.
1. Elevate your home
For those of you who live in areas prone to flood, you’d better elevate or raise the home structure above the base flood elevation. It means that the lowest floor of the house should be above the projected water levels. As a result, when the flood comes, the water does not get into the house.
2. …

Tips to Build Water Supply and Wastewater Pipelines

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Category: Building Concept

Water Pipe Connection PlumbingAlong with the foundation work, some utility  work should also be started. At this stage the utility work done is the making or digging of water lines and wastewater lines because both positions are below the ground level. What are actually the water supply and wastewater lines?
Water Supply Pipelines
Clean water pipelines connect the source of clean water (e.g. wells, water from water company, or both) with the clean water distribution system to all the existing faucet points inside or outside the house.
The tasks in this stage includes:

Digging and installing ground …

Tips to Repair Wall and Floor Cracks

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Category: Building Concept

Cracked Floor TilesCracks can be very dangerous for houses, especially when they occur on the whole building or on a two storey building. It would be much better to plan for home renovation because structural cracks might endanger the family members’ lives. Yet, if it is only a hair crack, or structural crack on some points only, you can use another way to deal with it without having to do a big house renovation.
Therefore, the first step to do is to find the type of cracks:
Hairline cracks
This crack is less than 1 …