Practical Ideas for Kitchens and Bathrooms
Sandra MoyaISBN: 978-84-95832-74-0;
In ancient times, taking a bath was synonymous with ritual, a cult of the body and even, in public bathhouses, meeting friends. In other periods, hygiene was not exactly a priority, so bathing facilities were virtually non-existent. The 19th century saw an increasing concern for hygiene and so bathrooms began to be set up in a self-contained space that was considered as an entity separate from the rest of the home. Technological advances have led to new models and materials, as well as cladding that is more resistant to water. Bathrooms are now chosen with decorative criteria, and they have gradually gained prominence as a space for hygiene and relaxation. Bathrooms can be designed as big spaces filled with light and divided into clearly delimited areas, or as small rooms with highly practical means of taking full advantage of the space, so that users can benefit from their functional purpose while also using them to relax and rest-all this without forsaking the privacy that is...
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