How to design the next decade's kitchen
Examination committeeMoret Viñals, Oriol; Monguet Fierro, José María; Trullols Farreny, Enric; Fort Mir, Josep Maria
Document typeMaster thesis
Rights accessOpen Access
Of all the domestic spaces, the kitchen has become the most aggregating and inclusive, passing from mere cooking space to family roundups spot. So, also the way people uses it changed and from this change results a modification in layout, features and technologies. In order to keep the pace of this changes, designers should upgrade and implement the way they actually design kitchens, taking advantage of new available techniques and means. This research means to explore the new methodologies and tools that insiders are going to use in the next ten years, how these will influence their work flow. The first part will be conducted as a research about how the kitchen has changed and how it will depending on social values and popular culture, state of the art domestic appliances, cooking techniques and globalization. In the second part will explore deeply the parametric design topic, taking as study case the developing a functioning space optimizer using Rhino, Grasshopper and Galapagos.
DegreeMÀSTER UNIVERSITARI EN ESTUDIS AVANÇATS EN DISSENY-BARCELONA (Pla 2017)