I have designed a lot of high-rise condominiums and apartments over the years. While what people want varies, one consistent theme is that they want to maximize “the view.” No wonder. Great views can be inspirational. When you’re deep in thought, taking a look at the golf course, or the water, or the skyline, can clear your head. A great view is also something wonderful to wake up to, or to gaze at in the evening.
So, here are some of my views on views.
Before you purchase the unit, consider the orientation and the location of the individual rooms. That will determine what you will see, and which room you will see it from.
As with anything related to your condo or apartment, make sure you know what the association bylaws say you can and cannot do. This can be anything from what you can put on the floor to work hours.
Try to view other units in this building or other buildings and find inspiration … Read More »