One of the first known examples of courtyard house floor plans come from the Mesopotamian Empire, 2000 BC where architects used a large central patio to build a city around it (The City of Ur) .
The large internal patio was made up of all the houses, on two levels, which were ventilated and illuminated through the central patio, since on the other side, what existed was the wall that protected the city. The dimensions of the City of Ur were 1,200 x 800 meters, that is, it had a large central courtyard.
All ancient cultures saw the need to create an open space inside the house, due to the need for natural lighting and ventilation, and this need was more reflected the larger the house was.
Courtyard House Floor Plans, because they maintain all their Value.
There are many examples that can still be seen, in Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and Japan, to name a few. In each region, the interior patio arose, due to the same needs and with its own characteristics.
Plans of Houses with Interior Patio
But houses with interior patios are not a thing of the past, but have evolved . For many years, designs for houses with an interior patio have been projected, especially in regions with a tropical climate, adapting to the new urban and architectural needs of cities and contemporary life.
A house with an interior or internal patio allows your family to be connected with nature. But there are also many ADVANTAGES OF LIVING IN A COURTYARD HOUSE.
House of 15 × 13 meters 3 Rooms
Here you will see a beautiful house plan with a central patio , a style of construction from yesteryear. The location of a patio in the center of the property allows each of the rooms to have a connection with this central patio, which will give the building a very distinguished style.
It is a 160 m2 house plan , around a 36 m² main patio each of the rooms of this distinguished home are located.
|Living room||23.3 m²|
|Dinning room kitchen||31.7 m²|
|Bedroom 1||15.9 m²|
|Dressing room||5.8 m²|
|Bathroom 1||4.6 m²|
|Bedroom 2||13.6 m²|
|Bedroom 3||11.2 m²|
|Bathroom 2||3.9 m²|
|To wash||4.9 m²|
|Total area||155.8 m²|
House Plans with Light Patio
8 × 14 meters Courtyard House Floor Plans
|8 x 14m House|
|Kitchen room||14.8 m²|
|Dining room||26.6 m²|
|To wash||5.1 m²|
|Bedroom 1||16.2 m²|
|Bedroom 2||12.7 m²|
|Dressing room||3.5 m²|
|Total area||93.7 m²|
Plans of Houses with Internal Patios
One possibility that allows having a house with an internal patio is to cool the air used for ventilation. If fresh air cannot be drawn in, at least it can be cooled by building a microclimate like an indoor patio and with the help of vegetation.
In areas with dry climates, cooling can be increased by evaporating water, placing fountains, or wet surfaces exposed to drafts. In very humid tropical regions, this variant is no longer as efficient.
200 sqm Courtyard House Floor Plans
House Plans of 14 x 18 meters with Internal Patio
One or several internal patios with vegetation and fountains to create a cool and shady microclimate. Most of the rooms can be grouped around patios. So you can enjoy the flow of fresh air generated by the internal patios.
|Toilet 1||4.2 m²|
|Kitchen room||17.0 m²|
|Living room||36.2 m²|
|Bedroom 1||20.2 m²|
|Bathroom 1||4.5 m²|
|Bedroom 2||8.0 m²|
|Bathroom 2||3.2 m²|
|Bedroom 3||8.4 m²|
|Toilet 2||1.6 m²|
|Total area||199.7 m²|
House Plans with Interior Patio
In order for the interior patio to work in the most efficient way, it is convenient to have plants inside, and even a small fountain or pond.
Evaporation from plants and water lowers the patio’s temperature, creating a high-pressure area that can suck air upward. That is why the House Plans with Interior Patio are so important.
Two-Story Courtyard House Floor Plans and Garage
Plans of One-Story Houses with Interior Patio
To complete the airflow, open windows or vents to allow fresh air from the yard inside the house and then outside.
In summer, the patio is a microclimate that regulates the hot air from outside, cooling and humidifying it before introducing it into a house with a patio.
3 Bedroom L -SHAPED HOUSE with Interior Patio
In winter, when the outside temperature is lower than that of the patio, it provides a warmer place than the outside of the house where you can be outdoors.
|House of||17.5 x 14m|
|Dining room||25.9 m²|
|Kitchen room||7.0 m²|
|Dressing room||3.6 m²|
|Bedroom 1||9.4 m²|
|Bathroom 1||2.7 m²|
|Bedroom 2||8.9 m²|
|Bathroom 2||2.4 m²|
|Dressing room||6.5 m²|
|Bedroom 3||11.5 m²|
|Bathroom 3||2.5 m²|
|Total area||111.0 m²|
Plans of One Story Houses with Interior Patio
8 × 12 Interior Courtyard House Plans
|Bathroom 1||4.7 m²|
|Dining room||25.2 m²|
|Kitchen room||6.3 m²|
|Bedroom 1||10.9 m²|
|Bedroom 2||11.7 m²|
|Bathroom 2||3.8 m²|
|Total area||72.5 m²|
Plans of Colonial Houses with Interior Patio
In the patios and Arab gardens , water fountains have been placed in the interior patio, to refresh the environment. There are the examples of the Alhambra in Granada and the Generalife.
It should also be taken into account that the surface of the water reflects sound and light. On the other hand, the vegetation, in an interior patio, decreases the reflection of sound , which is advantageous for the interior of the house.
4 Bedrooms Courtyard House Floor Plans
|Living room||17.3 m²|
|Dining room||24.2 m²|
|Kitchen room||13.9 m²|
|Bedroom 1||16.8 m²|
|Dressing room||6.6 m²|
|Bedroom 2||8.1 m²|
|Bathroom 2||3.3 m²|
|Bedroom 3||14.1 m²|
|Dressing room||5.7 m²|
|Bathroom 3||3.4 m²|
|Main Room||14.3 m²|
|Dressing room||6.1 m²|
|Bathroom P.||3.2 m²|
|Total area||225.0 m²|
Plans of Houses with Central Patio
To avoid the incidence of solar radiation in hot countries, they place lattices that allow air circulation and close the passage to solar radiation.
One Story Courtyard House Floor Plans
|Bathroom 1||3.8 m²|
|Living room||20.2 m²|
|Kitchen room||14.6 m²|
|Dining room||15.6 m²|
|Bedroom 1||9.3 m²|
|Bathroom 2||3.9 m²|
|Bedroom 2||12.5 m²|
|Total area||125.0 m²|
Plans of One-Story Houses with Central Courtyard
|Dining room||25.0 m²|
|Living room||14.1 m²|
|Bedroom 1||10.2 m²|
|Bathroom 1||3.5 m²|
|Bathroom 2||3.5 m²|
|Bathroom 2||15.8 m²|
|Grand Total||98.8 m²|
Plans of Houses with Two-Story Interior Patio
House of 7 × 12 meters of Two Floors
|Bathroom 1||4.4 m²|
|Total Upper Floor||59.5m²|
|Whole Ground Floor||65.5m²|
Table of Premises with useful area of a house of 7×12 meters
House of 7.5 × 10.5 meters of Two Floors with Central Patio
|Whole Ground Floor||62.1m²|
|Kitchen – Dining room||15.6m²|
|Total Upper Floor||63.5m²|
Table of Premises with useful area of a house of 7.5×12 meters
Plan of SMALL HOUSE with Courtyard
10×10 House with Interior Patio
Houses with an interior patio allow you to create your own microclimate , thus improving the temperature and ventilation of the interior spaces around you. The vegetation and the water accentuate this benefit of the interior patios. Let’s see more plans…
|Living room||9.9 m²|
|Bedroom 1||7.5 m²|
|Bedroom 2||9.6 m²|
|Bedroom 3||7.7 m²|
|Kitchen – Dining room||12.0 m²|
|Grand Total||70.1 m²|
House Plans with Side Patio
Side Courtyard House Floor Plans with 2 Bedrooms
In this house plan with a side interior patio, the interior patio would also function as a terrace.
|Dining room||32.5 m²|
|Bedroom 1||17.2 m²|
|Kitchen room||10.1 m²|
|Bathroom 2||2.4 m²|
|Bathroom 1||4.3 m²|
|Bedroom 2||13.2 m²|
|Dressing room||4.7 m²|
|Grand Total||100.0 m²|
And so far, for now, with the designs of HOUSE PLANS with internal patio.