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                            Architect’s Pocket Book of KITCHEN DESIGN
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
1 History of the kitchen
	Early kitchens
		The central hearth
		The advent of the chimney
		Fuel
		Early ovens
		Development of the range
	The Victorian kitchen
		Catherine Beecher
		Gas cooking
		Electric cooking
		Appliances with electric motors
	Early twentieth century
		The continuous worktop
		1920s and 1930s
		1940s
	Post World War II
2 Types of kitchen
	First considerations
		Questions to be asked
		Cost
	The family kitchen
	The luxury kitchen
	Kitchens for flats
	Small, low-cost kitchens
	Kitchen in a cupboard
	Kitchens for the elderly
3 Planning
	Work sequence
		The work triangle
	Ergonomics
		Key dimensions on plan
		Key vertical dimensions
		Worktop heights
		Cabinets: dimensions to note
	Appliances: planning considerations
		Energy labels
		Sinks
		Cookers
		Refrigerators and freezers
4 Kitchens for the disabled
	The ambulant disabled kitchen
		Planning
		Services
		Appliances
		Cabinets
		Useful devices
	Wheelchair user’s kitchen
		Planning
		Sinks
		Cookers
		Refrigerators
		Other useful devices
		Cabinets
5 Safety in the kitchen
	Planning
	Children
	Electrical appliances – safety aspects
	Gas cookers – safety aspects
	Dealing with fire
	Smoke alarms
6 Services
	Water supply
	Water treatment
		Water softeners
		Scale inhibitors
		Filtered drinking water
		Boiling and chilled water on tap
	Gas supply
	Electrical wiring
	Lighting
		Worktop lighting
		General lighting
	Heating
	Underfloor heating
		Kickspace heaters
		Wall-mounted fan heaters
		Infra-red heaters
		Towel radiators
	Ventilation
		Building Regulations
			OR
			AND
	Communications
		Notice board
		Telephone
		Entry phone
		Baby alarm
		Desk
	Radio and TV
7 Sinks and mixers
	Types of sinks
		Sink accessories
		Stainless steel sinks
		Brass sinks
		Plastic sinks
		Solid surface sinks
		Ceramic sinks
	Sink taps and mixers
		Filtered water mixers
		Rinsing spray attachment
		Tap holes
		Tap construction
8 Waste disposal
	Recycling waste
	Waste bins
	Dustbins
	Waste disposers
		Models
		Installation
	Refuse compactors
9 Cooking appliances
	Freestanding cookers
		Traditional range cookers
		New range cookers
	Built-in ovens and hobs
		Ovens – built-in
		Electric oven types
		Steam ovens
		Warming drawers
		Gas ovens
		Oven cleaning systems
	Microwave ovens
		How microwaves work
		Safety
		Pros and cons of microwave cooking
		Types of microwave oven
		Power rating
		Typical sizes
		Features
		Accessories
		Maintenance
	Hobs – built-in
		Gas hobs
		Electric solid plate hobs
		Electric ceramic hobs
		Electric induction hobs
10 Extractors and cooker hoods
	Extraction performance
	Siting of fans
	Ducting
	Noise
	Types of cooker hood
	Cooker hood features
	Hob extractors
11 Cooling appliances
	Model types
	Fitting format
	Capacity
	Defrosting
	Controls
	Refrigerator features
	Freezer features
	Temperature zones
	Star ratings
	Climate class
	Noise levels
	Energy consumption
	Larders and cold rooms
	Green issues
12 Dishwashers
	Place setting
	Drying
	Energy
	Water connection
	Noise
	Features
	Programmes
13 Storage
	Wall storage
	Ceilings
14 Cabinets
	Cabinet sizes
	Setting-out dimensions
	Dimensions to watch on plan
	Dimensions to watch on section
	Carcase construction
	Free-standing cabinets
	Cabinet accessories
		Support fittings
		Hardware
		Drawers
		Shelves and baskets
		Rails
		Waste bins
		Miscellaneous
15 Worktops
	Plastic laminate faced worktops
		Grades and finishes
		Wood laminates
		Metallics
		Postforming
		Worktop manufacture and substrates
		Other plastic laminate products
	Hardwood worktops
		Timber species
		Construction
	Solid surface worktops
	Stainless steel worktops
	Concrete worktops
	Slate worktops
	Granite worktops
	Marble worktops
	Limestone worktops
16 Floor and wall finishes
	Soft floors
		Vinyl flooring
		Linoleum flooring
		Cork tiles – vinyl faced
	Hard floors
		Quarry tiles
		Slate tiles
		Ceramic tiles
		Limestone tiles
		Terrazzo
		Stainless steel and aluminium flooring
	Wall finishes
17 Specification checklist
Advisory organisations
Manufacturers and suppliers
Directory
	Cabinets
	Cabinets, steel
	Cabinets for the disabled
	Cabinet carcases
	Cabinet doors
	Cabinet fittings and accessories
	Cold rooms
	Cooking appliances
	Cooker hoods
	Cooling appliances
	Dishwashers
	Extractor fans
	Floor finishes
	Freezers, see Cooling appliances
	Heaters, electric
	Light fittings
	Microwave ovens
	Mini-kitchens (kitchenettes)
	Plastic laminates
	Range cookers
	Refrigerators, see Cooling appliances
	Refuse compactors
	Sealants
	Sinks
	Sink mixers
	Towel radiators
	TV, CD and radio
	Wall tiles
	Waste bins
	Waste disposers
	Water softeners
	Worktops
	Wine coolers
Bibliography
Index
	A
	B
	C
	D
	E
	F
	G
	H
	I
	K
	L
	M
	N
	O
	P
	R
	S
	T
	U
	V
	W
                        
Document Text Contents
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Cooking appliances 103

600 mm wide SS multifunction single
oven – by Candy

600 mm wide polished SS
multifunction double oven
by Smeg

900 mm wide SS multifunction single
oven with meat probe – by AEG

600 mm wide gas oven
and grill – by New World

600 mm wide ‘Compact’ (i.e. low) single ovens available in various formats:
self-cleaning multi-function oven, multi-function oven, steam oven,
microwave oven which can be combined with one another or with standard
size ovens according to choice – by Atag

Built-in electric and gas ovens

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Microwave oven with trim for building
into a 600 mm wide � 320 mm deep
wall unit – by Neff

Steam oven for 600 mm wide unit
by Miele

Steam oven shown with the water
reservoir partly removed
by Atag

Warming drawer (under oven)
140 mm high – by Gaggenau

Warming drawer 290 mm
high – by Bosch

Freestanding combination
microwave oven with grill
by Baumatic

Built-in microwave, steam ovens and warming drawers

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Safety:
in the kitchen, 54–8
microwave ovens, 108

Scale inhibitors, 62
Seacole, 6
Services, 46, 59–75
Serving food, 30
Single lever mixer, 83, 84
Sink taps and mixers, 83–7
Sinks:

accessories, 78
base units, 145, 146
brass, 80
ceramic, 81, 82
depths, 77
draining boards, 27, 42, 171
introduction, 76
planning, 41–2
plastic, 81
solid surface, 81, 82
stainless steel, 79, 80, 82
storage, related to, 140, 142
traps, 78
types, 77–82
waste outlets, 77
wheelchair user, for the,

51–2
Smoke alarms, 58
Solid surface worktops, 165,

171
Sound insulation, 26
Specification checklist, 182–3
Splash-back, 43
Stainless steel:

cabinets, 144, 167
floor tiles, 179, 180
sinks, 79, 80
worktops, 166, 167

Steam ovens, 104, 105–6
Step stool, 155
Stewart, Philo, 6

Storage:
areas, 140–43
cabinets, 144–55
food, 141
planning, 30–31

Tapholes, 42, 87
Taps:

construction, 87
mixer, 83–7
pillar, 83, 84

Tall units:
dimensions, 145–9
planning, 33

Tea, making a pot of, 34, 35
Telephone, 52, 72
Television, 75, 75
Thermostat, 11
Timber for worktops, 161–2
Towel radiators, 70, 71
Towel rails, 142, 152, 155
Travel lines, 20
Triangle, kitchen, 20, 32–4
Trolleys, 52
Turnspits, 2,
Types of kitchen, 23–9

U-shaped kitchen, 33, 34
Underfloor heating, 69, 71
Units:

base, sink, tall, wall,
145–151

planning, 33
(see also cabinets)

Vegetable racks, 29
Ventilation:

air changes, 117

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building regulations, 72–3
cooker hoods, 117–124
cooling appliances, 44
ducting, 119
extractors, 117–24
fan size, 117–8
hob extractors, 124
siting of fans, 118

Wall:
finishes, 181
storage, 141
units, 145–51

Warming drawers, 104, 106
Washing-up, 30, 42
Waste:

bins, 89, 90, 91, 152
compactors, 96
disposal, 88–96
disposers, 13, 92–5
recycling, 88–9

Water:
boiling, 63, 86
chilled, 63, 86, 125
filtered drinking, 62–3, 85, 86
hardness, 60–1
softeners, 61
supply, 59–60
treatment, 60–61

Weissenhof Siedlung, Stuttgart,
17

Westinghouse, 18

Wheelchair dimensions, 49
Wheelchair user’s kitchen,

49–53
Willey House, Minneapolis,

21
Windows:

cill, 42
position, 23, 43

Windsor Castle Great kitchen,
8

Wire baskets & shelving, 29,
154–5

Work centres, 20
Work sequence, 30–31
Worktops:

concrete, 167, 168
continuous, 15–17, 151
granite, 170, 171
hardwood, 161–4, 167
heights, 20
introduction, 156
lighting, 65, 67
limestone, 172
marble, 172
plastic laminate, 156–60
prototype, 15
pull-out, 52
slate, 169
solid surface, 165, 171
stainless steel, 166, 167
washing-up, 30
wheelchair user, for the, 53

Work triangle, 20, 32–4

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