Sunday, April 19, 2009

Why I'd Like To Have a Patio

I've always enjoyed the patio in my grandmother's house. It's an airy place with lots of natural ventilation and natural lighting within a setting of greens. I find it so peaceful and relaxing. I could do some work or simply relax on patio chairs while in a nature setting of fresh air. It's also a great place for having meals al fresco and a place to meet friends when you don't want to use the formal living room. Since it's roofed, it would still be a great place to chill even when it's raining, as long as it's not too windy.

On the practical side, since there are already lots of natural lighting and natural ventilation, there is little need for artificial lighting except during nighttime, and little need for fans except when it becomes excruciatingly hot already, in which case, the additional air from the fans, at the lowest setting would already do the job.

Of course, this works because we live in a tropical country. I don't know if this will be as practical in winter.

But this is definitely something I'd like when I get to have my own house!

1 comment:

Al said...

Patios are great comfort zones like what we are enjoying right now, same with you, it's one thing that I always wanted to have.

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