Characteristics of summer kitchen Layout

The arrangement of the summer kitchen at a private house or cabin largely determines its functionality. It’s important that the area was aesthetically attractive. Properly decorated room becomes a favourite location for all family members and guests. Let us consider the features of the design of the summer kitchen, taking into account the type of construction and different facets of the projects.


Summer kitchen is only a room for cooking and eating. It provides a reasonable share of comfort for those families in the countryside, especially if it acts as a dining room, an arbor for family or friendly gatherings, enjoyable noisy parties, becoming a place to cook food on an open fire.

A distinctive aspect of this construction is the fact that its layout is not dictated by well-established standards. In this circumstance it’s necessary to have your own idea about the plan of this space of the summer home and a pair of useful functions.

To make the area was functional and comfortable, initially for him to pick up the layout project. The form of the construction can be different. Often it’s rectangular, although no less interesting options in the kind of a hexagon and octagon, as well as varieties with asymmetry, which can be due to the presence of distinct slopes of the roofing.

Nonetheless, regardless of what the construction, there are always two functional areas in it: eating and cooking.

All existing varieties of summertime buildings are divided into two groups: closed and open. Closed varieties are similar to an ordinary house, but in most cases they do not have insulation.

The unconditional advantages of such constructions are:

  • Protection from bad weather (rain, wind, heat);
  • protection against pests (especially in the evening). 

Open type structures don’t have any walls, though some varieties of summertime construction may have a couple of slabs, along with a partition or ordinary textile screen. Such buildings look first, they provide more unity with nature, but this relaxation is relevant only in good weather.

Based on practical considerations, these options are often abandoned: from Russian latitudes, heat, rain and hail often pose unpleasant surprises for the household and the arrangement itself. Such a structure will quickly require fix, even if it’s made from durable materials.

If it is thought that the walls for cooking isn’t required, then in cool, windy weather the location at the table will not be comfortable. Choice of construction could be temporary or stationary. However, all the household items found in this structure (including utensils and food) will be in the accessibility area of pets and insects. This isn’t to everyone’s liking.

As for the closed-type summer kitchens, they’re more convenient because they’re protected from pets, although the heat from the stove or barbecue will create some discomfort for your cook. For the construction of such a structure will require more materials, while it’s going to be built more thoroughly (will need to patch cracks up ( plaster the outer ceilings). Look outside it’s going to be simpler than an open layout, but if along with the enclosed space kitchen is going to have an outside pergola or terrace, this structure will be unique.

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