Smart home primarily throws impression for a home automation, where there is automation of home, house related work and household activities. A smart home can have a centralized control of its security locks for doors, lighting, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning), home appliances and other electrical devices to improve the comfort, convenience and security for a better living. The concept of smart home in India is increasing and also needs to look into a smart space planning where the architectural design and the interior design complements each other to bring in an optimized comfort, efficiency, convenience and security in the house. Term smart home needs to be relooked in the way we design and build the houses in India, as we see moderate to extreme climatic conditions in different parts of India and thus for an increased comfort and lifestyle, architects and interior designers needs a weather sensitive approach and plan to do the architectural design and interior design of house.
The affordability and popularity of home automation is increasing in India as tablets and smartphones are becoming an important part of individual’s life which is the primary control devices for most of the home automation devices. Generally the home automation system will integrate the electrical devices in the house with each other, such as home entertainment units, garden watering, changing the ambiance “scenes” for different events (such as dinners or parties), lighting control system, etc. these devices may be connected through a home network to allow control by a computer, and also have remote access from the internet to a tablet or smartphone.
For a smart home interior design, the interior designers in Bangalore, Goa, Kolkata and Delhi needs to plan differently, and will have an exhaustive planning on interior design based on different location, climate, society, etc. to give a great comfort, efficiency, convenience and security for living.
Soon we will be adding some ideas and advices on smart home devices and strategy to transform the house interior efficient and secure with minimum or no investment. Stay tuned for expert advices from famous interior designers.