Eco Kitchen Interiors set to become smart intelligent spaces

oliver General, Healthy spaces, Materials, Technology/ Energy Saving, Water saving

With kitchens being the one space in the home that uses the most resources on a daily basis, were seeing that eco kitchens are also set to become smart kitchens – learning and adapting user behaviour – minimising resource input to maximise output -might even bring a smile to the eco side of Grodon Ramsay ! But what are the …

Bathrooms of the future – saving us water and giving us so much more

oliver General, Healthy spaces, Materials, Technology/ Energy Saving, Water saving

Im always on the lookout for surveys and stats that tell us a little more about how we want to live, rather than the way we currently do- they can be a fascinating insight for any designer particularly those interested in the Future Home. Well this week its bathrooms. A recent survey of 1500 home owners by bathroom manufacturer ┬áIdeal …

Climate chaos is coming to a home near you- how eco homes of the future must adapt to survive

oliver Environmental events, General, Water saving

It seems pretty clear, after another summer of disastrous weather, that things in the climate department are changing or you could say even sliding into chaos. Of course, this isn’t just restricted to our shores but is being seen across the world, as this recent article from the Yale Environment 360 group discusses, be it hurricanes, droughts or flooding. But …