Room of life, the kitchen must be functional whatever the space which you have. In order to develop the kitchen and transform it into a practical and efficient area of activity, there are standards and measures that satisfy the basic functions of cooking.
Household appliances are governed by standards, the dimensions are the same regardless of the space you have. The space needed to prepare meals will depend on the size of your appliances. The depth and width are 60 cm with a height that varies from 82 cm to 85 cm for appliances to ask but also to recess. Only freezers and refrigerators vary in size depending on how much storage you need.
However, the floor space is always a multiple of 60cm and the heights are between 82 and 85 cm to integrate them to the worktop, or from 120 cm to 180 cm if they are separated. Remember to provide functional storage for small appliances such as coffee makers or toasters. Also think of a space for the dishes next to your cooktop.
Do not forget the place of the clearance of the doors of cupboards and appliances to circulate well in your kitchen. 1 m will be necessary for a good circulation in your kitchen.
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Depending on the space you have, the kitchen can have several types of location:
The kitchen in length
The kitchen in length where will respectively aligned sink, worktop, hob and a second worktop:
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The U-shaped kitchen
The U-shaped kitchen with three spaces: washing, cooking, work plan: