Why Good Ceiling Design Matters
Why are ceilings important to building design?
Ceilings can help reduce heat from entering the home. Together with proper ceiling ventilation, heat coming in during hot summer months can be reduced and prevent condensation which accumulates in your roof and even on walls which may cause problems in the future.
For office spaces, a good ceiling can make different areas feel airy and expansive, or cozy and comfortable. It also helps maximize lighting and reduce energy costs by controlling air circulation in a roof and living space.
A good ceiling design can give a room a unique character that leaves an indelible impression in the minds of those who see it.
Here are some design applications for ceilings that you can consider:
This kind of ceiling angles sharply to form a beautiful peak. It follows the pitch of the roof, making the space look more spacious and ventilated
Alta Veranda De Tibig, Cavite
Low, false ceilings provide warmth and coziness in any room. This is a good place to conceal wiring systems, insulation and ductwork.
This design can add more dimension to your room. This is also a practical option for commercial projects such as restaurants, conference rooms, restaurants, hotels, and showrooms.
Ej Pasia Architects, Davao City
A good ceiling design requires durable building materials. So, if you’re planning a new ceiling project, consider HardieFlex® Ceilings developed by James Hardie, the pioneer in fiber cement board technology.
HardieFlex® Ceilings are resistant to damage caused by moisture and termites. It is flexible, easy to install and may be used in curved seamless and panelized or tiled designs. It can also be used for wet area applications such as the bathroom, kitchen, and laundry area. Also, it is manufactured using ZERO Asbestos making it safe for your home.
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