In the backyard playing cricket in Australia was once part of a lot of kids childhood. But now, more compact housing will be a continuing trend, Foxtel TV’s Australian grand designer program (GrandDesigns Australia) host and Maddison Architects architectural design company designer Mr. Peter Maddison believes that now is how to design trends creative use of space.

“I want to play cricket in the backyard will become history,” many new houses are being built only a very limited space.

Mr. Maddison was one of seven by Domain Architect magazine invited forecast residential construction trends of 2013. Their main recommendations include:

1,   New residential design will need to be more environmentally friendly, save water and energy

Planting drought-resistant plants to beautify the environment and the rational use of recycled water will be a highlight of your house. Water-saving measures are very important, Inarc construction company’s chairman, Mr. Reno Rizzo said:. “I think what you want to garden, how to irrigate it, will be a crucial issue in 2013.”

Designers Madge Alexandra said: tanks, solar panels and solar hot water almost comes standard is the most basic, a key challenge faced was how to combine the architect needs of customers to solve problems, such as climate change and the environment into your design programs.

2,   Independent, more flexible room will be popular

Wolveridge construction company Jerry Wolveridge designer noted that the recently launched several projects, a separate kitchen and living more popular. “I found this minor change, people tend to create more intimate space,” he said.” I do not know this change is not reflected in all aspects will be, but in a smaller building , which is the main trend. Our lives may also therefore change. ”

Designer Mr. Rizzo said people now need to be more flexible room, for example, the use of sliding doors, so you can grow with the child make the appropriate changes to create more space.

“People should prepare a separate room for the children and they love their children, but they do not want to squeeze in a room, they want the kids to have their own bedrooms, each bedroom has a bathroom the best.

3,   The master bedroom features will more and more

Many parents also stressed that they need to expand the master bedroom features. For example, the master bedroom can have an office area, lounge or sitting area, walk-in closet and luxurious bathroom experience and so on.

Mr. Wagners designer agrees: “bathroom will become bigger and more luxurious, because they are not only beautiful decoration and also provide a comfortable place to enjoy.”

4,   Natural minimalist decor is popular

Mr. Rizzo said the old-fashioned designer all-white furniture and artificial stone kitchen countertops plus a stiff glass back wall will no longer be popular, replaced by a more natural materials such as natural stone, solid wood floors.

Designer Mr. Orr said, now beginning to focus on the design of tactile quality and craftsmanship, such as natural texture timber. He thinks some quirky cafe design affects people now on the residential interior design preferences.

Designer Mr. Wagners have seen this trend. “Our customers no longer want us to use paint or other synthetic materials to decorate the beautiful wood panels.” On the contrary, now they are more interested in protecting the material natural ingredients.

5,   More pre-customized templates type houses appear

Mr. Orr designer template type to see a new trend in housing construction, most of the house will be made good in other places in advance, and then transported to the site for assembly. It applies to apartments and housing construction mining towns.

“In terms of cost and time saving advantages of this model is obvious,” he said. But in Australia, it must first get rid of the template is to represent the type of housing cheap and dirty, 1970s classroom bias.

6,  Pairs of new units

Bathrooms: two shower facilities, separate shower and tub.

Kitchen: two refrigerators, one in the kitchen, one in the living room location.

Bedrooms: two wardrobes.

Garage: double garage is a minimum requirement.