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House Designs   by ViaxulniqytaBenford

in Home    (submitted 2013-04-18)

House designs are powerful symbols that you can use to produce a statement to the planet on who you're. Structures have a long lifespan and will carry on communicating your statement to the planet long after your departure. House designs may also be a mark of self-actualization.

The initial stage to appreciate your dream house plan is to contact an Architect. Reveal to your architect the manner in which you want your house to check. It is possible to search on the web for similar house pictures and floor plans. This can inspire you in order o explain to your architect precisely how you want to design your house.

You can also explain to your designer about what statement or image you might want your house to talk through style. At this time, your budget will be important because it will dictate how big is the house you will have. Mortgage financing can be obtained from Housing Finance, KCB Savings and Loan, Barclays, Equity Bank, Standard Chartered, Stanbic or some other lender in Kenya.

The architect will include the symbols and design into a kind and will work out operation from here. Performance involves how areas relate genuinely to each other e.g. the kitchen should be near the dining room, the bedrooms should be located privately far from the living room, the construction of the design should be structurally sound and in conformity to the Building Code and all laws governing construction of houses.

Through utilization of 3 dimensional graphic design pc software such as ArchiCAD, your designer must certanly be ready to present to you the house in 3 D graphic view for you to create your recommendations and changes. Until you are satisfied with the house design this process will carry on.

Your architect can produce the house plan in A1 size structure and make 4 copies of plan. The drawings will be submitted by him to the appropriate local Authority in Kenya, in Nairobi, the City Council.

If it conforms to the Kenya Building Code and ergo habitable the Council will feel the images to verify.

After approvals are granted, usually following a couple of weeks, you can now move on to another location stage: Construction.

In this stage, you can have your Quantity Surveyor produce Bills of Quantities, i.e. a description of all the products and levels to be properly used in the house and approximately cost of construction per item. With pricing and this empty document[without the price component], several building contractors can be invited by you to estimate for the construction of the house.with assistance from your architect and quantity surveyor, you can choose the best in terms of previous experience on similar construction.

After the choice, you then enter contract with the contractor and your architect supervises the contractors work to make sure that he conforms to the design and the agreed quality and design. Construction contracts in Kenya can be found at the Architectural Association Of Kenya offices, Professional heart, Nairobi, Kenya.

You can then move in to your dream house and live comfortably ever after, when the contractor is through with construction according to the drawings.