For many years the formality of traditional Victorian and Georgian home layouts has become impractical for modern families and lifestyles. Family homes are now used for a range of activities, even more so during the era of Covid-19. From classroom, office, and gym to social activities, homes now more than ever need to be multi-functional.
In architectural language, spaces such as landings are often referred to as ‘dead spaces’ - a space that is routinely overlooked and not used for anything other than passing through. However, hallways and landings are often the first spaces visitors in your home see and are often where first impressions are made.
The month of January is usually spent full of good intentions with New Year resolutions in full swing. Google searches for health and fitness are at its peak, and typically gym memberships are up 12% as everybody tries to start the new year on the right foot. January 2021, however, had different ideas with the announcement of lockdown 3.0 and closure of gyms and leisure centres. Unfortunately, nobody knows how long it may be before we can return to a regular gym routine. But, in a period of national and global uncertainty, exercise is something people can control. Exercise is proven to help improve people's mental wellbeing and can help to create small improvements in our life aiding, positivity through difficult times. In this blog, we discuss home gyms and how easy it is to create a small, yet positive change to your lockdown 3.0!